Mariana –
an interview with Monsieur Piccard

Mariana tells the story of Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard’s diving mission to the deepest point on earth in 1960. The film is based on real events and features original film material from the 1960s. The graphic style of the film is inspired by popular science magazines of the time. One of the last interviews with Jacques Piccard in 2003 forms a voice over that accompanies the viewer throughout the film.
In 2011 Mariana has won the german Juinor-ADC-Award in silver.

don walsh


bad weather


bathyscaphe trieste

concept, design, productionthe visual truth

musicLothar Brandes

interviewVictor Ozols