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DIVING INTO THE UNKNOWN

by Juan Reina

synopsis

Cave diving is a dangerous hobby. For a group of Finnish cave divers, their worst nightmare becomes real during an accident where two divers drown deep inside a cave in Norway. In this feature length documentary the viewers are taken into a secret operation where the surviving divers try to retrieve the bodies of their friends, after the official retrieval operation has been called off. Can they overcome the burden of their own fears during this life-threatening mission?

international title: Diving into the Unknown
original title: Takaisin pintaan
country: Finland, Norway
sales agent: Films Transit (CA)
year: 2016
genre: documentary
directed by: Juan Reina
film run: 85'
screenplay: Juan Reina
cinematography by: Jarkko M. Virtanen, Tuukka Kovasiipi
film editing: Riitta Poikselkä, Juan Reina
music: KAADA
producer: Juho Harjula
co-producer: Therese Naustdal, Gudmundur Gunnarsson
production: Fuglene AS, Monami Agency
distributor: B-Plan Distribution