A master stroke by novice director Antonin Baudry with this relentless camera, at 9:05 p.m., in the heart of a nuclear submarine confronted with current geopolitical issues.
The submarine movie has no value in itself. The toy should not be thrown out with the bath water. The genre is neither good nor bad, it all depends on the director who is in charge. With John McTiernan, he gives the excellent In pursuit of Red October, rich in assets (Sean Connery, a novel by Tom Clancy, the cold war). With Thomas Vinterberg, we witness the sinking of Kursk, crude reconstruction of the underwater disaster, euro-pudding with Léa Seydoux as credible as a poor Russian as Corinne Masiero as a captain of the gendarmerie. Vinterbeg is undeniably more comfortable with incest (Festen) and drunkenness (Drunk, barely released in theaters last October and immediately disappeared with the re-containment).
Behind The song of the wolf, we find Antonin Baudry, beginning director discovered in 2010 under the pseudonym of Abel Lanzac, former adviser to Dominique de Villepin, diplomat, and screenwriter of Quai d’Orsay, excellent comic strip by Christophe Blain before becoming
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