The Deepest Breath

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The Deepest Breath

Documentary (2023)
Champion and expert safety diver seemed destined for one another despite different paths they took to meet at pinnacle of the freediving world. The thrilling rewards and inescapable risks of chasing dreams through the depths of the ocean.
Filmmaker Laura McGann’s documentary The Deepest Breath — a collaboration with A24, Motive Films, Ventureland, and RAW — tells the story of two free divers and their fated journey to cross paths: a champion trying to break world records and a beloved safety diver who helps her train. The film also gives the audience a stunning view inside the world of free diving itself.



  • Director

  • Laura McGann
  • Producer

  • John Battsek
  • Jamie D'Alton
  • Anne McLoughlin
  • Sarah Thomson
  • Writer

  • Laura McGann
  • Director of Photography

  • Tim Cragg
  • Editor

  • Julian Hart