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The Wolf's Call (2019)

Le chant du loup (original title)
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In the near future, a French submarine finds itself in a crisis situation.

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Abel Lanzac

Writer:

Abel Lanzac (aka Abel Lanzac)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
François Civil ... Chanteraide
Omar Sy ... D'Orsi
Mathieu Kassovitz ... Alfost
Reda Kateb ... Grandchamp
Paula Beer ... Diane
Alexis Michalik ... Second SNLE-B2R
Jean-Yves Berteloot ... Commandant CIRA
Damien Bonnard ... Officier navigation SNLE
Pierre Cevaer Pierre Cevaer ... Veilleur sonar SNA
Sébastien Libessart Sébastien Libessart ... Cadet SNA
Paul Granier Paul Granier ... Opérateur table SNA
Etienne Guillou-Kervern ... Maître de centrale
Guillaume Duhesme ... Elaboration SNA
Simon Thomas Simon Thomas ... Barreur SNA
Bastien Ughetto Bastien Ughetto ... Opérateur torpille
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In the near future, a French submarine finds itself in a crisis situation.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 February 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wolf's Call See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

D'Orsy (Omar Sy) uses the US military salute, with the palm of the hand down; instead of the French military salute, with the palm facing outward. See more »

Goofs

The missile targeting France was launched from the Pacific Ocean, near Kamchaka. According to the movie, it flies above Russia, then Eastern Europe. The Earth being round, it would have most certainly flown above the North Pole. See more »

Quotes

Aristotle: The human beings come in three kinds: the living, dead and those who go to sea.
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Well thought out scenario and good actors
14 February 2019 | by tanguy-pocquetSee all my reviews

This movie depicts a topical and realistic situation, with the codes of most major big-budget movie. The cast is well chosen and overall does a good job of portraying what many would expect the French navy to be like. But in my opinion, the most successful trait of the movie is its storyline, stemming from contemporary stakes, which I've rarely seen in military/tactical movies, which instead tend to focus on past historical events or on more far-fetched futuristic scenarios. I think that's the reason the story is so compelling, and why I personally found the movie so immersive.


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