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The Man from the Deep

Denmark, 1997 (MIFF 1998, Fiction)

Director: Martin Hagbjer

The year 2059, Christmas eve. 3000m below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean a huge water ship floats past. The lighted portholes draw us into its mysterious interior. Jack Stenberg wakes from a nightmare about drowning and makes a desperate decision - he must find a way to escape his incarceration from this underwater penal colony. A tightly crafted script, convincing performances and exceptionally high production values combine to make this sci-ii thriller riveting.

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