The Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne

Reality TV: Literary Geniuses
S1:Ep11 hr, 5 mins2008Guest: Philip Gardner

The fantastic tales of adventure penned over a hundred years ago by Jules Verne still live in the minds and hearts of millions. Futuristic concepts and legendary heroes mix with visions of a utopian world and crazed madmen, and yet, this incredible legacy is still misunderstood and misinterpreted.

Over the years, many people have tried desperately to analyze the writings of Jules Verne. Is it possible that his highly successful stories hold a message for us today? In this documentary, we dive into his most famous of tales to discover the truth. From, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, to Journey to the Center of the Earth, we scrutinize both the author and his work.

Featuring: Philip Gardner
Video Language: English