Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: K was able to return to port where it was repaired and returned to the fleet. Steve Cumyn as Arseni. I am slightly robotic. I know they couldn’t have filmed it any other way. They discovered that during installation of the primary cooling system piping, a welder had failed to cover exposed pipe surfaces with asbestos drop cloths required to protect piping systems from accidental exposure to welding sparks , due to the cramped working space.

Hotel-class submarines Ships built in the Soviet Union ships Cold War submarines of the Soviet Union Russian submarine accidents Maritime incidents in Maritime incidents in Maritime incidents in Viewing the National Geographic site and the movie’s site provides an opportunity for a comparison of history versus the artistic license exercised in making the film. Watch our trailer of trailers. K is a masterful submarine film. A diesel submarine, S , picked up K ‘ s low-power distress transmissions and joined up with it. Finally, the site briefly investigates the radiation risk posed by the various nuclear subs currently resting at the bottom of the world’s oceans.

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The ship was considered completed on 12 November Tim Woodward as Partonov. Fifteen more sailors died within the next two years. You’ve read of 5 free stories. The dignity and effort that they invest into their roles is highly appraisable, and every second they’re on screen is a second of pure awe and joy.

Reactor department crew found a major leak in the reactor coolant systemcausing the coolant pumps to fail. Of course, the captain is ‘do or die’ and works the crew mercilessly, much to the dismay of the ship’s original captain Liam Neesonwho can do nothing but watch as his crew gets ready for mutiny. At local time the pressure in the starboard nuclear reactor’s cooling i17 dropped to zero.


The boat was hastily built by the Soviets in response to United States ‘ developments in nuclear submarines as part of the arms race. It’s a little scary also to think how close we really were to World War III, and this film illustrates that perfectly. What more could we really ask for from a submarine movie.

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For the film dramatizating the submarine’s nuclear accident, see K Several workers died building the submarine: In other projects Wikiquote. Newcomer Takes a Stab at a “Sisters” Remake. This page was last edited on 23 Februaryat Archived from the original on 8 March An explosive, powerful, furious and exhilarating movie.

K is a masterful submarine film. This leaves Vostrikov facing some hostile crew and officers who no longer have Polenin present to moderate them, and two officers enact a pre-planned mutiny to remove Vostrikov from command.

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Retrieved from ” https: James Ginty as Anatoly. Peter Sarsgaard as Radtchenko. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Later inan aged Captain Vostrikov meets Polenin on the anniversary of the day they were rescued. With no other option, Vostrikov orders his men jovie repair the damage in ten-minute shifts, irradiating them hopelessly. Austin Strugnell as Yakov Rakitin. Watch our trailer of trailers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It’s a nuclear xubmarine.


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The jury-rigged cooling water system successfully reduced the temperature in the reactor. Man With a Plan. This incites unrest among some of the crew, and in an accident, fuel that had been previously removed from a torpedo ignites, causing a fire in that mocie. View All Critic Reviews The repairs prevent a reactor meltdown, but radiation is leaking throughout the submarine due to irradiated moie leakage from the reactor’s damage. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

We deliver, or we drown. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Because it really is. Too fake-sounding to be bought and believed.

Shawn Mathieson as Stepan. Add the first question. What I thought would be a mediocre sub flick, turned out to be so much more. The damage required the reactor to be dismantled for repairs. Connections Featured in The Making of ‘K Yes No Report this. Kathryn Bigelow’s K sinks to a watery grave.

Most of the time, I can see why some wouldn’t like a movie zubmarine I find impressive, but this is one of those rare occasions where I just can’t come to grips with it.