The Deepest Garden (Le Benthos: ou la Terre sous marine) features spectacular underwater scenery photographed in the Red Sea and off the coast of Mexico. With a rare underwater voyage, via the Nautile submersible, viewers visit the deepest ocean floor, where an abundance of underwater life thrives despite an absence of light. Through scientists’ recent examination of new marine species, we see the fascinating interplay between plant and animal life.

Length: 35:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 1989
  • Date Released:
    January 1989
  • Alternate Titles: The Benthos
  • Status: Inactive
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: 31-50
  • Formats: 15/70
  • Distributor:

    IMAX Corporation

  • Produced By:

    Telcima, L’Ifremer, IMAX Corporation, SEM Les Productions La Geode, The National Film Board of Canada, Lavalin Communications Inc., Elois Productions

  • Executive Producer:
  • Producer: Bertrand Ferriot
  • Director:  Gerald Calderon
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  • Animals
  • Documentary
  • Nature
  • Oceanography



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