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The movie’s musical score is fairly sparse. What do the filmmakers use instead of music? How effective is this creative choice?
How does the script present the prevailing views of the roles of women? How have things changed? How have they stayed the same? (You might want to take into consideration Raquel Welch’s skin-tight diving costume.)
At the 1966 Academy Award, this movie won Best Art Direction - Color and Best Special Effects. It was also nominated for Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing and Best Sound Editing.