- 1h 55min
- Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
- Cast: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Karl Davies, Konstantin Khabensky
- UK release: 5 December 2014
Robinson (Law) is a Scottish former submarine captain who leads a rag-tag crew of engineers to salvage a downed Russian sub laden with Nazi gold. Law is a commanding presence (he nails the Aberdeen accent) and a superb supporting cast, plus impressive cinematography, make for a powerfully claustrophobic atmosphere.
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Soon after losing his salvage job, former naval officer Robinson (Jude Law) assembles a misfit crew of unemployed sailors for a risky mission: Find a sunken Nazi U-boat, rumored to contain a fortune in gold. Promising each man an equal share, Robinson leads the mixed British and Russian crew to comb the depths of the Black Sea. Before long, greed takes hold of a crew already divided along language and cultural lines – and the fewer men that make it back alive, the more gold to go around.
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Black Sea1 Dec 2014
Gripping submarine thriller from Kevin Macdonald featuring a commanding Jude Law
Directed by Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland), this enjoyable thriller stars Jude Law as Robinson, a Scottish former submarine captain who's made redundant from his job at a salvage company after 11 years of service. When he hears a story…
Profile: Kevin Macdonald27 Nov 2014
Acclaimed director discusses his new British submarine thriller Black Sea starring Jude Law
Background: Born in Glasgow, director Kevin Macdonald is the grandson of British filmmaker Emeric Pressburger and the brother of Trainspotting producer Andrew Macdonald. His filmography includes both acclaimed documentaries (One Day In September…
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