LE ROCHER - DANS LA FOSSE AUX REQUINS
France / 1995 / 26'
Hugues Vitry, a sub coach and marine photographer, has discovered off Mauritius Island, near the islet called the Rock of Pigeons, a ocean deep full of sharks. The concentration of sharks in such a limited area is exceptional. While Vitry is moving among the sharks, Nanette Raybaud, the champion of free climbing, scales the virgin walls of the islet. At the top she meets Jean-Michael Probst, an ornithologist. Who shows her the rare and legendary species of birds living on the islet.
Rémy Tezier has been working as a freelance documentary film-maker for some of the major European television networks (TF1, France 2, France 3 and RFO), specialising in nature, environment and adventure. His series Avventura e scoperte, made up of six films shot at Réunion and Mauritius, has won more than forty international awards. His successful series Le isole dimenticate, included Glorieuse, l’Ile aux Tortues Vertes. Tezier has participated several times in the Trentofilmfestival, as well as in many other film festivals, winning 19 international awards.