Jean Taris, Swimming Champion (French: Taris, roi de l'eau
or La natation par Jean Taris, champion de France
or Taris, champion de natation
) is a swimming movie
and a 1931 French short documentary film directed by Jean Vigo, about the French swimmer Jean Taris
. The film is notable for the many innovative techniques that Vigo uses, including close ups and freeze frames of the swimmer's body. The Jean Vigo film technique allied with Taris swimming style are intertwined with grace and effect.
Open Water Swimming
Jean Taris, Swimming Champion was listed as one of the Great Movies for Open Water Swimmers by the World Open Water Swimming Association and the Daily News of Open Water Swimming.