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KURSK

by Thomas Vinterberg

synopsis

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.

international title: Kursk
original title: Kursk
country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
sales agent: EuropaCorp
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Thomas Vinterberg
film run: 117'
release date: FR 7/11/2018, BE 7/11/2018, GR 6/12/2018, SI 6/12/2018, NL 6/12/2018, PL 14/12/2018, HU 17/01/2019, SE 1/03/2019, PT 4/04/2019
screenplay: Robert Rodat
cast: Léa Seydoux, Colin Firth, Matthias Schoenaerts, Max Von Sydow, Peter Simonischek, Michael Nyqvist, August Diehl, Steven Waddington, Matthias Schweighöfer, John Hollingworth, Zlatko Buric
cinematography by: Anthony Dod Mantle
film editing: Valdís Óskarsdóttir
art director: Thierry Flamand
costumes designer: Catherine Marchand
music: Alexandre Desplat
producer: Ariel Zeïtoun
co-producer: Fabrice Delville, Christophe Toulemonde
executive producer: Luc Besson, Lisa Ellzey, Thomas A. Giovine
line producer: Laurent Hanon, Kathian Pascal, Clément Sentilhes
production: VIA EST, Belga Productions, EuropaCorp
backing: OCS Orange Cinéma Séries (FR), screen.brussels (BE), Screen Flanders (BE), Wallimage (BE), Tax Shelter (BE)
distributor: EuropaCorp Distribution, Independent Films, Belga Films SA, Odeon, Big Bang Media, A Contracorriente Films