“The Superdeep” is a Russian horror film based on the urban legend surrounding a secret research facility located in the Kola Superdeep Borehole, the deepest artificial hole on the planet. The film follows a team of scientists who descend into the facility to investigate a mysterious and deadly virus that has been released from the depths of the borehole.
As they explore the facility, they discover that the virus is not the only threat they face, as they are stalked by a malevolent creature that seems to have been unleashed from the depths of the borehole. The team must race against time to find a way to stop the virus and survive the horrors of the superdeep.
“The Superdeep” is a thrilling and atmospheric horror film that blends elements of science fiction and folklore to create a truly unique and unsettling experience. Director Arseny Syuhin creates a claustrophobic and tense atmosphere that keeps the audience on edge throughout the film, and the practical effects and creature design are both impressive and terrifying.
The film's characters are well-drawn and sympathetic, and the performances by the cast are excellent, particularly by the lead actress Milena Radulovic, who portrays the team's microbiologist with a quiet intensity and determination. The film also explores themes of hubris and the dangers of scientific experimentation, adding depth to the horror elements.
Overall, “The Superdeep” is a must-see for horror fans who enjoy a blend of science fiction and folklore, and for those who appreciate well-crafted practical effects and a tense, atmospheric atmosphere.
“The Superdeep” has been nominated for several awards, including:
- Best Special Effects at the Moscow International Film Festival
- Best Actress (Milena Radulovic) at the Roskino Awards
- Best Sound at the Golden Eagle Awards.
|Directed by||Arseny Syuhin|
|Written by||Arseny Syuhin|
|Produced by||Alexander Kalushkin Andrey Shishkanov Sergey Torchilin|
|Starring||Milena Radulovic, Maksim Radugin, Nikita Dyuvbanov, Vadim Demchog, Kirill Kovbas,|
|Release date||November 4, 2020|