The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Trivia: The crew member "Pele dos Santos", is named using the combination of two famous Brazilian soccer players: The well-known Pele and Manuel Francisco dos Santos (Garrincha).

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Trivia: The character Steve Zissou, played by Bill Murray, is an homage to Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, who also wore a red wool cap identical to the caps worn by Zissou and his crew. Additionally, Captain Cousteau's ship was named Calypso, and in the film Zissou's ship is named Belafonte, a send-up because Harry Belafonte, a Jamaican American musician/actor, was referred to as the "King of Calypso."

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Trivia: Steve's #1 intern is played by Matthew Gray Gubler. Gubler was actually an intern for director Wes Anderson during production, and Anderson liked him so much, he gave him a role in the film.

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