Leviathan (2012), Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel

leviathan-movie-2012-tiffProue2013-05-18-7underwaterIn the very waters where melville’s pequod gave chase to moby dick, leviathan captures the collaborative clash of man, nature, and machine. shot on a dozen cameras — tossed and tethered, passed from fisherman to filmmaker — it is a cosmic portrait of one of mankind’s oldest endeavors.