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The Command (2018)

Kursk (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 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 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 Magnus Millang ... Oleg Lebedev
Artemiy Spiridonov ... Misha Averin
Joel Basman ... Leo
Pit Bukowski ... Maxim
Matthias Schweighöfer ... Pavel Sonin
Tom Hudson ... Roman
Chris Pascal 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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Rated PG-13 for some intense disaster-related peril and disturbing images, and for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Production designer Thierry Flamand joins the adventure on the advice of German director Wim Wenders to director of photography Anthony Dod Mantle. See more »

Goofs

When Colin Firth is in the Operations Room, one of the female Lieutents, in the blue jumper, has her rank epaulet on upside down on her left shoulder. The 'Ring' is at the top when worn correctly. See more »

Quotes

Tanya Averina: [eulogizing] My Mikhail said that those who've gone to sea are forever changed. He said that's why they're different from the rest of us, tied one to the other, by the sea.
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The Sailor's Band
Written by Ernst Anschütz
Public Domain
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Almost 20 years ago now
8 April 2019 | by sandlandSee all my reviews

I remember watching the tragedy unfurl in real time when I was in the Russian army. That was on BBC and I don't remember the Russian media covering the story as objectively. The film is enjoyable


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Release Date:

21 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,926,443
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