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The Fragile Sea

Canada, 1979 (MIFF 1980, Nature Films)

Director: John Stoneman

The film examines the marine environment as a fragile and perhaps endangered world It also shows some of the great beauty to be found beneath the waves including sequences on the Coral Reef, sharks and the gentle giants of the oceans — the Great Whales.

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