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When Baltasar Kormakur swam with sharks

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

"Adrift" says he swam with sharks while shooting the in Fiji, but didn't tell the producers about his adventure.

"I swam personally with sharks on his day off there in Fiji, where they shot the water scenes," Kormakur said in a statement to IANS.

"No, I didn't tell the producers knowing the would never have allowed the to do such a thing," he added.

The film, being brought to by PVR Pictures, is a true story in which a couple gets stuck in the open sea in their sailboat, they are forced to face huge waves and deadly conditions in order to survive. It is scheduled to release in on June 1.

It stars and

Kormakur has helmed the from a screenplay by Aaron Kandell, and It is based on the book "Red Sky in Mourning: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea".



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 08:00 IST