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Black Ocean (2010)

Noir océan (original title)
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 »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrien Jolivet ...
Moriaty
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Massina
Romain David ...
Da Maggio
Alexandre de Seze ...
Glass
Jean-Marc Michelangeli ...
Le lieutenant
Steve Tran ...
Schaff
Nicolas Gob ...
Mayer
Antoine Laurent ...
Lining
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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
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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

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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.


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