Directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel I Written by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel
US release date: March 1, 2013
Written and directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel
83 mins, France, 2012.

One of the most highly anticipated films of the year, from the directors of 'Sweetgrass' and 'Foreign Parts', 'Leviathan' is a thrilling, immersive documentary that takes you deep inside the dangerous world of commercial fishing. Set aboard a hulking fishing vessel as it navigates the treacherous waves off the New England coast-the very waters that once inspired Moby Dick- the film captures the harsh, unforgiving world of the fishermen in starkly haunting, yet beautiful detail. Employing an arsenal of cameras that pass freely from film crew to ship crew, and swoop from below sea level to astonishing bird's-eye views, 'Leviathan' is unlike anything you have ever seen; a purely visceral, cinematic experience. US Distribution The Cinema Guild

Opens in New York March 1, 2013 and Los Angeles May 10, 2013 at Laemmle Theatres

This film may not be shown in all US cities, please check your local listings for exact showtimes and places.

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