Netflix has been announcing new projects in recent days, due to its annual event called Tudum. Promotional videos of their films and series occupy all the covers, this amount of content being a claim for attract new audiences and satisfy their millions of subscribers along the way. The last few months have not been easy for the company he commands Ted Sarandos, the drops in profits in the last quarter are going to lead to several changes in the pricing policy that possibly include advertising. Despite all this, the “big red N” continues to sweep in terms of reproductions, as is the case with Breathless, the latest french romantic drama which has become, on its own merits, the perfect option for a Sunday afternoon.
Breathless is a French feature film released on September 9 in the catalog of the streaming service. Despite this, and with the number of new fictions that appear day after day on Netflix, it has remained among the most viewed films. But what is Breathless about? The official synopsis is as follows: “Roxana Aubrey decides to leave her studies and escape her life in Paris to take a freediving course in the south of France. She quickly finds herself drawn into a destructive relationship with her instructor.”. The plot might seem ordinary and typical, but in reality, the success of this romantic drama is that it is based on a terrible true story.
the protagonist in the real version was Audrey Mestre, a French diver specializing in free diving. In 2002, she was looking to break the discipline record, exceeding 160 meters deep in the women’s category. Master managed to reach 170 meters but his descent was complicated by human error and he died. The world of diving suffered a strong commotion and at that moment, the also diver Pipin Ferreras, made the same dive, leaving a bouquet of flowers right there. This idyllic love relationship was reflected in the book In the blue abyss: a story of love and obsession, written by Pipin. However, a former partner named Carlos Serra also wrote a book with his version of what happened in that relationship. the book was called The last try: the true story of the pena champion Audrey Mestre and uncovered the fights and professional jealousy that the submariner had of his companion. A story that has always been accompanied by curiosity about what really happened.