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Dirs. Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véréna Paravel. 2013, 87 mins. DCP. With Declan Conneely, Johnny Gatcombe, Adrian Guillette. A thrilling, immersive documentary from Harvard’s experimental Sensory Ethnography Lab, Leviathan is set aboard a hulking fishing vessel as it navigates the treacherous waves off the New England coast—the very waters that inspired Herman Melville to write Moby Dick—and captures the harsh, unforgiving world of the fishermen in 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 a visceral cinematic experience.

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