Black Sea

To the dismissed captain of the submarine is drawn by a mysterious employer with a proposal to lead an expedition in search of the sunken off the coast of the Black sea submarine, presumably loaded with gold. In order to make money on this deal and take revenge on former employer, captain assembles a team of Russian and English seamen and sets sail, but soon realizes what a risky enterprise was involved.

  • Kevin Macdonald

Release Date: 2015-01-23
IMDb icon 6.4/10
  • Country: RU, GB, US
  • Language: English | Russian
  • Budget: GBP8,000,000
  • Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $4,070,789
Teressa Mercy
24 September 2015 | 09:20

First and foremost, the Director Kevin MacDonald is known for his documentary work. In this capacity, he even got the coveted "Oscar" for film "One day in September". Other documentaries also not remained unnoticed: "Touching the void" and"Bob Marley" found a response from the audience, gaining a significant number of views and accordingly assessments CP. His art painting "the Last king of Scotland", which, incidentally, also put on the real facts as and documentary films, and collected a whole heap of various awards and nominations. And now it's time to go back to this kind cinema this time Kevin MacDonald decided not touch upon the history and made a film on the original, but a fictional scenario from Dennis Kelly's "Black sea".

In this picture it will be about sea captain Robinson (Jude law), who was dismissed as and many others of the fleet, but suddenly it comes tempting, but a very risky proposition: to assemble a team and in a submarine to go gold bullion who are on a flooded the German ship somewhere in the area of the Black sea. Robinson not without a doubt accept the agreement and recruitment team. Accustomed to risk my life in sea and here went on the risk when they decided to recruit a different national team, consisting of English and Russian sea lions. According to as you progress to for a given rate the team more and more conflicts break on the grounds of national hatred and soon there is a riot that threatens to turn into another lost submarine. Robinson is trying to settle the conflict, but soon learns that his employers are playing with him in foul play.

To be honest, I would expect to see a real Marinescu picture, and got some depressive-utopian ribbon where only constantly dark background there came such a dreary mood that I wanted to immediately turn off the movie and go and have a look at the window where all also the sun shines brightly. No bravado for the sea of adventure is here also not wait, there's more of a parable of confined space and about the exorbitant pride and selfishness of those who thinks himself the most courageous people on earth, or rather on sea. No spectacular scenes and when the first leak appears, it is somehow immediately realize the command before the immersion was doomed. Only one — young Liam (Karl Davies) — did not deserve the fate, here it somehow sorry, but Kevin MacDonald and Dennis Kelly decided that not all need to absorb the deep sea. By the way, morality is about that a lot of money are only in tales of the treasures only knew Defoe here too can not found. Here and turns to the entire film waiting for something, but it is not going not happening...

Jude law was not presented by the captain of the submarine, but the talent of this actor is that he even the murderer will be able to play if necessary, and play it is very very convincing. Robinson came from him good, but all the time it this downcast view, saying that him in a lot spit on what is happening. Still not this should be captain, let in a risky way, yeah still responsible for the whole crew. Approximately the first third of the film we will be able to watch our keira Knightley, whose character was and a lot of talking and some nimble in some kind of agile it was on the rest of sullen sailors. Amongst our actors are Sergey Kolesnikov, Sergey Puskepalis, Sergey Veksler, and Grigoriy Dobrygin (though diluted Sergeevo trio). And, honestly, I do they are not allocated as and the rest of the English team. The scoot of Macnary was in the film, was, was, and then suddenly gave this tirade, which could turn the whole course of film a look at him, but it is very late. Although there is not him, wine Director and screenwriter. Well and a bit was allocated Carl Davis, like a young Martin Freeman, but that's because the rest of the company was some kind of faded in another would be film could not to notice.

Here's a repeat: sanctions, sanctions, sanctions, and then went and joint Russian-Anglo-American efforts directed the film. Therefore, the film needs to make it clear that no policy must touch of art, its figures do not guilty, that somewhere above the squabbling of those in power. For this individual plus "Black sea". However, as the film he came out, all the time something not enough, a somewhere, something was late, and some places were not everything is clear, so that:

5 from 10

Although a few jibes at the clean water marine theme from the souls cheered.

Berry Petes
17 March 2015 | 02:52

Movies submariners, where the action takes place in depth to the walls of the submarine, has always been a spectacle to everybody. These pictures are not taken so many, and even less really good, so they are curious. It is clear that the timing, duration, as a minimum of half an hour, need — to cram. So the movie is not tired of his style under a documentary, or chronicle, and appeared to in front of the audience as an exciting (as possible to the framework of the formulation) adventure. Let, for large, chamber. And here a very effective and the expected is the method of "wolves in a cage". It is, need to bleed, to give them what — any clear motivation, so they began to gnaw each other. Here here — that starts to work drama about the humanity and lack thereof. The focus is on what each one or that situation is.

"Black sea" is such a drama. And while all installation and techniques it used, known and practiced long and many times (not only in movies submarines, and often, even in the best version), the picture is still mounted and delivered very well. It like the recent "Phantom". About the same level and budget. Only in  Black sea conflict. The conflict team. The situation literally with the first minutes trying to show the audience that all — really harsh movie. Gloomy unshaven divers who discuss their work, as expected, bar, a Cup of drink. And the unemployed, these people even harsher. The process accelerates for a short time and involving questionable (this is evident from the first conversation), the company. But any good adventure, if you money, family to feed. The option of seeking another job, apparently, does not considered. Unemployment and etc etc p. Hard times for all. The when at the stake is the Grand prize in the form of several tons of gold. The man does immediately. That is his essence. No one wants to settle for handouts. By the way, in the ribbon is very noticeable presents the confrontation of Russian and Americans Board the submarine. Russian, as always angry, short-tempered and the rod right through. The other bears. Well, at least vodka is not swallow. And the fun, for me, was to observe this whole circus, when some others try podkovyrnut and hit alive. This, in turn, creates a — we are weak, but a comic atmosphere. Many human vices, too, is not remain frame. Greed, for example. Cowardice and guile. A little bit of everything. It is a pity that shows they again. The relationship of the characters in the film are far from the last place, but it is shown as not very convincing. That they finished each other to break, then shout the unity, shake hands and are working diligently to a common cause. Then again, sharpening a tooth middle and to watch the opportune moment for punishment. And the at least, such a move is triggered. He could not work. To watch people who are driven angle they are to share, always interesting. The more when there's good music, good camera work, and start with water. The modesty of the budget funds effectively disguised and distributed. Passion fuels the interchange, which, in this case, was quite evident. Have once it becomes clear that no emergency lever on the sub is there not be may. As well as that to hurt heroes gold quite the writer does not want to. But despite the predictability, the ending I liked and managed. The logical conclusion of this trip.

This film, on my view, it is possible to look. Shortcomings there are available and action often does not enough. But General impression view good. Probably a movie worth to be called men. More precisely, men's adventure drama. With all the consequences. Product is of average quality, not spoiled by financing devoid of every snot (which also makes it more masculine) and able to take you for half an hour. Most likely, from this story could be squeezed out more, but Kevin MacDonald, I just was not the worst candidate for the role of Director. Not might say that he surprised me with this work, but clearly not gave it space the depths of low-quality garbage. Seven. Suitable for viewing.

7 out of 10

Ertha Colis
12 December 2019 | 02:32

The film at the time of viewing has made on me an indelible impression with its absurdity. The word "WHAT?!", accompanied by strong expressions constantly popped me the head. The secret: a couple of times still not resist said that the words aloud (on the propeller shaft and "the way" the ascent of the boat), so as the degree of absurdity exceeds a critical level. Well and then after that, everything else was perceived as the continuation of the nonsense. Obviously, and the screenwriter, and Director who made it text this reel, not know many aspects, and the consultants decided simply to save money. In the result was as like the students, watching adventure movies, withdrew its movie about the treasure hunt safely compensate for lack of knowledge with his imagination, but as she children's — it looks very very stupid. Person even slightly familiar with technology, history, logic would hate to see this film.

I wonder what gingerbread brought me here Jude law? The big paycheck he hardly received, however, and can therefore not strained. Other actors, including our own, with the game is also not bother — it's possible that the logic of action for the plot the characters they also not liking. The special effects look very cheap, but it is the little things... In the cherry on the cake looks remarkably unchanged fur hat with Soviet cockade in his forehead.

"Black sea" may not like it is very demanding of the students and the fan of Jude law (or Khabensky), ready to watch movies with their favorite actors.

To everyone else: If you want to watch a fascinating film about the treasure — choose other options if you want to see an interesting story about divers — see another movie.

3 of the 10

P. S. the shootings involved U-475 "Black Widow" (ex-Soviet diesel-electric submarine "B-49" project 641, sold from the UK 1994), but...

WHY the posters for the film image of the American nuclear submarine???

How much has Black Sea made?
Commercial tv-show fees worldwide today are Cumulative Worldwide $4,070,789.
How much did it cost to make Black Sea?
According to various sources, the cost of producing the tv-show was at least GBP8,000,000.
Who is the director of the movie Black Sea?
This tv-show was directed by Kevin Macdonald.
What is the genre of Black Sea?
The tv-show belongs to the genres of Thriller, Adventure, Drama, Best Thriller Movies 2015.
Who starred in Black Sea?
Many famous actors starred in this tv-show, here are the names of the most famous: Jude Law, Karl Davies, Llewella Gideon, Jodie Whittaker, Gus Barry.
What is Black Sea IMDB Ranking?
At the moment, the rating is 6.4.
When was Black Sea released?
The start date for this tv-show on USA TV is 2015-01-23.