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The Command (2018)

Kursk (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History | 21 June 2019 (USA)
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The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.

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Thomas Vinterberg

Writers:

Robert Rodat, Robert Moore (based on Robert Moore's book "A Time to Die")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthias Schoenaerts ... Mikhail Averin
Léa Seydoux ... Tanya Averina
Peter Simonischek ... Admiral Vyacheslav Grudzinsky
August Diehl ... Anton Markov
Max von Sydow ... Vladimir Petrenko
Colin Firth ... Commodore David Russell
Bjarne Henriksen ... Russian Rescue Ship Captain
Magnus Millang ... Oleg Lebedev
Artemiy Spiridonov ... Misha Averin
Joel Basman ... Leo
Pit Bukowski ... Maxim
Matthias Schweighöfer ... Pavel Sonin
Tom Hudson ... Roman
Chris Pascal ... Niko
Kristof Coenen ... Sasha
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The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some intense disaster-related peril and disturbing images, and for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official Facebook Hong Kong

Country:

Belgium | Luxembourg

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Command See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgium See more »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Russian characters in the movie are mainly played by French, Belgian, German, Danish and Swedish actors. The only main Russian character actually being played by a Russian actor is Artemiy Spiridonov who portrays the son of Mikhail Averin. See more »

Goofs

In one scene the Royal Navy's rescue submersible LR5 is being loaded on a Norwegian ship. In the background at the dock there is a yellow truck with a flatbed trailer. The truck is a DAF XF Euro 6 model which did not exist at time the movie is set. DAF started production of this model only in 2013. The sinking of the Kursk took place in 2000. See more »


Soundtracks

Choir Song - Kursk Wedding / Kursk Burial
Lyrics by Natalia Aigui, Alexei Aigui
Music by Alexandre Desplat
Executive Producer: Alexei Aigui obo Façonneurs de Mémoire
(c) Maltazard Publishing
(p) 2018 VIA EST
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Good movie. If they were to redo the beginning and end, i would be an excellent movie.
12 March 2019 | by alan-fulhamSee all my reviews

I don't know who was responsible for deciding to film the opening 15 minutes and the remaining 7 minutes in matchbox sized 2:1 ratio film stock but he should be kept away from movie making in the future as I was sorely tempted to switch off after the first 10 minutes and that would have been a real shame ! What was his premise ? To show that Soviet Russian sailors whilst on shore leave lived in poverty ? Surely this was made clear by the crew having to pawn their watches to pay for a colleagues wedding party after not receiving their salaries, or was it something slightly subtler that I missed ? Whatever it was it was misguided and failed miserably. Having said that, I thought the remainder of the film was both suspenseful and strangely melancholic, also having read about the incident when it actually occurred, historically factual. The abject failure of the Soviet Government, Vladimir Putin and the Navy during this crisis is still as shocking today as it was then and serves as a reminder of how little value, even for their own sons, life means to the Kremlin Hierarchy. As for the cast; a mention to Matthias Schoenaerts the Russian submariner Mikhail, a powerful and heart rendering performance. Also to Colin Firth, the British commodore David Russell, both played truly believable roles. On a side note, I appreciate Max von Sydow is 90 and was equally believable as Admiral Petrenko, but he really does look like a fossil these days and should consider putting away the grease paint. All in all well worth a watch.


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