MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 17,881 this week

Black Ocean (2010)
"Noir océan" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  22 June 2011 (France)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 102 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 11 critic

Three young boys aboard a French naval vessel in 1972 take part in nuclear tests in Mururoa, in the Pacific. Black Ocean explores about the relationships of the men on board who are ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (short stories)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 318 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
 
a list of 848 titles
created 29 Jan 2012
 
a list of 265 titles
created 20 May 2012
 
a list of 50 titles
created 16 Jan 2013
 
a list of 1364 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Black Ocean" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Black Ocean (2010)

Black Ocean (2010) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Black Ocean.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

When an alien artifact discovered on Earth is found to have come from Venus, an international team of astronauts embarks to investigate its origins.

Director: Kurt Maetzig
Stars: Yôko Tani, Oldrich Lukes, Ignacy Machowski
Wild Grass (2009)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the red ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais
Stars: André Dussollier, Sabine Azéma, Anne Consigny
Faust III (2011)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A despairing scholar sells his soul to the devil in exchange for one night with a beautiful young woman.

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov
Stars: Johannes Zeiler, Anton Adasinsky, Isolda Dychauk
Dust I (2001)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two parallel tales of redemption, a century apart. A burglar is held at gunpoint and forced to listen to a story. At the turn of the 20th Century, two brothers feud over a woman. She ... See full summary »

Director: Milcho Manchevski
Stars: Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham, Adrian Lester
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Stars: Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson, Gaspard Ulliel
The Wall (2012)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Pölsler
Stars: Martina Gedeck, Karlheinz Hackl, Ulrike Beimpold
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The film tells the story of a strange friendship between an adult, already on the return of his path of life, and a Chinese girl who just begins her path. Nikos is the radio operator of a ... See full summary »

Director: Marion Hänsel
Stars: Stephen Rea, Ling Chu, Adrian Brine
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Anne, a Parisian, visits her friend Yola in Tel Aviv, where Yola lives with her husband Avi and their son. There's tension in the air and the attraction between the two women is palpable. ... See full summary »

Director: Michal Bat-Adam
Stars: Michal Bat-Adam, Dahn Ben Amotz, Brigitte Catillon
The Interval (2012)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Leonardo di Costanzo
Stars: Salvatore Ruocco, Francesca Riso, Alessio Gallo
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

"The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for his ideals against Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War. He is deported to ... See full summary »

Directors: Marie Noelle, Peter Sehr
Stars: María Valverde, Juan Diego Botto, Ivana Baquero
Dust (1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A South African spinster (Jane Birkin) murders her father (Trevor Howard) after he rapes the wife of the black foreman for his plantation.

Director: Marion Hänsel
Stars: Jane Birkin, Trevor Howard, John Matshikiza
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A week before its delivery, a baby warns his pregnant mother he doesn't want to come out in this world and prefers to die instead. She tries then to convince him otherwise by telling him ... See full summary »

Director: Marion Hänsel
Stars: Carmen Maura, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Didier Bezace
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrien Jolivet ...
Moriaty
...
Massina
Romain David ...
Da Maggio
Alexandre de Seze ...
Glass
Jean-Marc Michelangeli ...
Le lieutenant
Steve Tran ...
Schaff
Nicolas Gob ...
Mayer
Antoine Laurent ...
Lining
...
Dedeken
Grégory Gatignol ...
Hatt
Vincent Jouan ...
Le commandant
Quentin Jadoul ...
Moriaty enfant
Franck Adrien ...
Le mécanicien
Fabrice Talon ...
L'infirmier
Pasquale D'Inca ...
Le vaguemestre
Edit

Storyline

Three young boys aboard a French naval vessel in 1972 take part in nuclear tests in Mururoa, in the Pacific. Black Ocean explores about the relationships of the men on board who are confronted with discipline, violence, solitude and, occasionally, friendship. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

22 June 2011 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Black Ocean  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Cans of beer drunk by the three friends have a modern opening system, not from 70's. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Flat, boring, but not so empty.

I almost fell asleep during this offbeat feature. The strange tale of some sailors working on a ship, in 1972, near Mururoa island, during the french atomic tests period. We can watch the daily routine and personal problems of those young guys; their hopes, doubts, wishes and lacks of many things. Guys who need growing. And the result on their relations is interesting, but not so well shown by the film maker, not in a proper way. The audience may have some difficulties to see where the director wants to lead the real story. It's not obvious at all. So shame, because the surrounding sets are some kind of magic: paradise beaches, blue lagoons...And of course the atomic mushroom.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Black Ocean (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?