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

 |  Drama  |  22 June 2011 (France)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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 ...
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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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Black sea
29 August 2012 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

We are introduced to the narrative as a young boy goes into the frigid waters of a wide river. He is determined to reach the other shore, a sort of a challenge, evidently. There, hidden in the roots of a big tree he finds a box with a message inside. The finder of the message is promised he will lead a happy life. Years later, we meet the grown up boy now serving on a French navy ship. Moriaty is not a happy individual.

The boredom of life aboard brings the young men together. Moriaty friends a kindred spirit, Massina, and become friends. Massina, and his dog Giovanni, act as a distraction. The story centers on the two friends and their experiences. Nothing prepares the fellows for what they are about to witness, an atomic blast in the distance. France was experimenting in the South Pacific atomic tests.

Directed by Marion Hansel, the film meanders for the most part. It is a slow account on the lives of young men serving in the French navy during the 1970s. The fact that France engaged in the testing of nuclear weapons is only lightly dealt in the film. Adrien Jolivet as Moriaty and Nicolas Robin as Massina are young performers who show promise


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