Netflix is facing criticism on social media after the streaming giant released a trailer for a new documentary about freediving amid the search for the missing Titan submarine. happenning.
Produced by A24, Deepest Breath tells the story of Alessia Zecchini, who currently holds the world record for freediving.
The trailer was shared on Tuesday (June 20) as rescue efforts were well underway to find the five missing passengers on board the Titan, which went missing during an expedition to see the shipwreck. Titanic.
Freediving is a form of underwater diving that relies on a natural ability to hold your breath instead of equipment such as diving equipment.
The teaser features heavy breathing sounds as viewers witness Zecchini plunge deep into the sea. One scene shows a diver being resuscitated during a freediving competition.
On Twitter, many Netflix subscribers questioned the timing of the release regarding the deep sea due to the ongoing search for the submarine.
“The timing of this,” one person commented.
“Probably not the best time for this,” another agreed.
“Well, great timing, and not in a good way. Who decided this would increase?” A third wrote.
independence Have reached out to Netflix for comment.
Earlier this year, 30-year-old Zecchini set a women’s world record for freediving at 107 meters.
The documentary’s official diary line reads: “A free-diving champion and a safety-diving expert seem destined for each other despite the different paths they have taken to meet in New Zealand. the pinnacle of the world of freediving. Look at the thrilling rewards – and inevitable risks – of chasing dreams across the ocean floor.”
On Wednesday (June 21) it was announced that Channel 5 would air a documentary about the missing submersible on Thursday (June 22) just hours after it ran out of oxygen.
The OceanGate Expeditions had a 96-hour supply of oxygen when it left the vessel about 900 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts on Sunday morning (June 18), meaning it should run out around 10 a.m. BST on Thursday (June 22). June).
The five passengers on board the missing submarine include British billionaire Harding, Pakistani businessman Shahzada Dawood, his son Suleman, founder and CEO of OceanGate, Stockton Rush, and veteran French diver. Paul-Henry Nargeolet.
On the same day that the submarine went missing, Harding’s stepson, Brian Szasz, was discovered at the Blink-182 concert in San Diego.
“It can be frustrating being here but my family wants me to be on the Blink-182 show because it is my favorite band and the music will help me through difficult times,” Szasz apparently wrote. in the caption of my deleted post.
A Canadian plane searching for the submarine in the Atlantic Ocean recently detected intermittent “banging” noises from the vicinity of its last known location.
Follow the latest updates on the disappearance of the Titanic submarine here