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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (20-Nov-2004)

Director: Wes Anderson

Writers: Wes Anderson; Noah Baumbach

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Filmmaking, Revenge, Submarine, Kidnapping, Rescue Mission, Explosions

An oceanographer embarks on a Moby Dick-esque quest to avenge a shark's killing of his friend and associate.

Steve Zissou is a renaissance man of the ocean, enjoying a reputation as a master of oceanography that sees him viewed as a Jacques Cousteau of his time by the general public. Trouble in our man's personal life arises from a variety of sources when his wife's possible infidelity is compounded by his partner's death at the hands of a mythical "Jaguar Shark", forcing him to set out on a quixotic journey with "Team Zissou" -- comprising an attractive young journalist, his aforementioned estranged spouse, and a curious fellow claiming to be his son -- to avenge his friend's killing and discover a spark capable of reigniting his fledgling career.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Noah Baumbach
Film Director
3-Sep-1969   Greenberg
Cate Blanchett
14-May-1969   Galadriel in LOTR
Seymour Cassel
22-Jan-1935   Faces
Bud Cort
29-Mar-1948   Harold in Harold and Maude
Willem Dafoe
22-Jul-1955   Last Temptation of Christ
Michael Gambon
19-Oct-1940   The Singing Detective
Jeff Goldblum
22-Oct-1952   The Fly
Matthew Gray Gubler
9-Mar-1980   Dr. Spencer Reid on Criminal Minds
Anjelica Huston
8-Jul-1951   The Grifters
Bill Murray
21-Sep-1950   Meatballs, SNL alumnus
Noah Taylor
4-Sep-1969   He Died with a Felafel in His Hand
Owen Wilson
18-Nov-1968   Zoolander


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