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66 Ratings

The Command


Directed by Thomas Vinterberg
Belgium, Luxembourg, 2018
Drama, History


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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The Command Directed by Thomas Vinterberg

Critics reviews

It works best when it remains fixed on the individuals at the heart of this tragedy. The fine cast keeps us engaged, even if the film sometimes loses the narrative thread.
June 20, 2019
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There are too many superfluous scenes that sap the below-surface tension, especially those featuring Toni Erdmann star Peter Simonischek as a Russian commander disgusted with his mandate to “do the impossible with the inadequate.”
September 06, 2018
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