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Diving into the Deep Unconscious

 

Narcosis Dreams

**A Spectacular Award-Winning Film**

 

Skippy Massey
Humboldt Sentinel

 

It’s like a something out of a dream.

Or dying.  Or living.  Or both.

Like Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, beautiful photography, original score, and other worldly qualities blend seamlessly together to set Narcose far and above most short films. 

It’s feel and vibe goes beyond the surreal.  It’s serene, quiet and comforting.  It’s frightening.  It’s deceivingly dangerous.

Deep water freediving exposes its practitioners to a phenomenon called narcosis, which induces several symptoms.  One of them is a feeling of complete euphoria and levity and timelessness that has earned the nickname “raptures of the deep.”

The short film relates the interior journey of Guillaume Néry, the deep diving world champion, during one of his free water dives an amazing 410 feet down

It draws its inspiration from his physical experiences and the narrative of his very own real hallucinations.

Kick back, take the 12 minute trip, and see it on the biggest screen you can with the music bumped up. 

It’s an unreal and sublime trip that you won’t forget anytime soon, into both the depths of the ocean and the deep subconscious.

 

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One Response to “Diving into the Deep Unconscious”

  1. passing thru says:

    What a great video! It was a journey taken with a single breath. I did not know divers did this. An amazing story well done. Not for me but interesting anyway!

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