Cast & Credits:
Release date: January 23, 2015 (limited)
Studio: Focus Features
Director: Kevin Macdonald
MPAA Rating: R (for language throughout, some graphic images and violence)
Screenwriter: Dennis Kelly
Starring: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, David Threlfall
Genre: Thriller, Adventure
Runtime: 115 mins
Official website: http://BlackSeafilm.com
Tagline: Brave the deep. Find the gold. Trust no one.
A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.
Did You Know?
The Submarine U-475 used for filming is called the Black Widow. It is an old Soviet sub moored in the River Medway at Strood, Kent in South-East England.