Colin Firth in a still from Kursk (category: IIA), directed by Thomas Vinterberg. Matthias Schoenaerts and Léa Seydoux co-star.

Kursk film review: Russian submarine tragedy recreated in Thomas Vinterberg’s star-studded melodrama

  • Thomas Vinterberg’s film strikes an even keel between humanising the doomed seamen and demonising the high command who left them to die.
  • Its themes of political malfeasance, media interference and fake news are more relevant than ever, but it’s the tragedy beneath the waves that resonates
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Colin Firth in a still from Kursk (category: IIA), directed by Thomas Vinterberg. Matthias Schoenaerts and Léa Seydoux co-star.
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