The Verdon is the scenery of a 3D-film, which has been running in French cinemas since late march : Secret Verdon. Produced by Jean-Marc Paris and directed François Bertrand, this wonderful movie offers magnificient landscapes of the Europe’s largest canyon.
The Verdon Canyon History
Secret Verdon tells us the meeting of two characters who will live an amazing adventure. The movie’s story takes place from 1905, when the caving’s father, Alfred Martel, performed the first down-river in canoë-kayak. In present time, Hidalgo, a young and shy carpenter makes a perfect copy of Martel’s canaoë for his own experience. Then he met Clara, a young and dynamic girl whom he tries to pass on his passion.
Why Location Nautic recommend you this movie ?
Outstanding pictures of The Verdon
Secret Verdon is a touching film which tells metamorphosis from child to adult of two teenagers. But it also an invitation to discover The Verdon. The Location Nautic’s team likes the wonderful moving images of the canyon. Thanks to the three dimension, the spectator can see its magnificent natural landscape.
A movie which does promotion work for canoeing
Canoeing is also a main part of the movie. With this extraordinary adventure, we discover the story of Alfred Martel, father of modern speleology who was the first man to go down The Verdon by canoë-kayak. Thanks to 3D technology, the movie actually immerse yourself into the descent in a canoe. It’s really amazing !
The film is currently projected to Ecociné in Gréoux-les-Bains.