I’m surprised that there haven’t been any threads about Sanctum, a 2011 film that was associated with James Cameron (in the role of executive producer). It didn’t get great reviews (just 30% on Rotten Tomatoes), but I personally found it to be absolutely riveting.
Ironically, one of the stunt double divers (a Polish-born Australian technical diver named Agnes Milowka) who appeared in the film died in a cave diving accident just a few weeks after the film was released. Reading about her, I thought that perhaps the film exaggerated some of the tight spots that cave divers go into, but apparently they really are this crazy (IMHO).
Did anyone else see the film? What did you think of it?
I had a question, too. In the film when:
…Frank and Judes start to buddy-breathe, and Judes panics, what exactly did Frank have in mind? Go back the way they came? (Not likely while buddy breathing.) Try to ascend, buddy breathing with decompression stops?
I found the scene where Judes drowned to be very disturbing. The thought of watching someone drown right before your eyes has occupied my nightmares since I watched the film–especially watching her involuntarily inhale a lungful of water. :eek: