The Deep is a adventure film based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. It was directed by Peter Yates, and stars Robert Shaw, Jacqueline Bisset and Nick Nolte. title details and video sharing options. now playing Deep, The -- (Movie Clip) Be Off The Island. Kidnapped tourists Gail (Jacqueline Bisset) and David (Nick Nolte) get searched by Bermuda crime boss Cloche (Louis Gossett Jr.) and thugs in a gratuitous 70's style scene of sexual villainy, in Peter Yates' The Deep, Jun 17, · Directed by Peter Yates. With Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams, Robert Shaw. In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunting divers have a run-in with local criminals when they inadvertently discover the /10(K).