In today’s hot summer night you can dive into the cool waters of the deep sea in “Sea Fever – Attack on the Deep” – but be careful, fear and terror lurk there… And this tension is not interrupted by annoying advertising, so you can get almost an hour and a half biting your nails for a long time.
“Sea Fever – Attack from the Depths” is not only celebrating its TV premiere this Monday, July 4, 2022, but its German premiere with a German soundtrack in general – the sci-fi horror by Neasa Hardiman was previously only available as an import in this country. On July 4th you can watch “Attack from the Depths” at 10:15 p.m. ad-free on ZDF. The film then lands directly afterwards at 11:40 p.m in the ZDF media library and can be accessed there for four weeks free of charge – so you have plenty of time to watch the deep sea thriller.
From July 5th you can also buy “Sea Fever” as a VoD, for example on Amazon Prime – the Blu-ray is, as already mentioned, only available as an import with an English soundtrack:
›› “Sea Fever – Attack on the Deep” at Amazon*
In Sea Fever, marine biology student Siobhán (Hermione Corfield) joins the crew of a fishing trawler to conduct field research off the coast of Ireland. While Siobháns is viewed by the superstitious crew as a harbinger of bad luck because of her red hair, the captain couple Freya (Connie Nielsen) and Gerard (Dougray Scott) have completely different concerns: Business is bad. So they secretly steer into sheltered waters to make a better catch there…
But the boat suddenly seems to be stuck there and a green slime seeps through the ship’s side, which Siobhán soon assigns to a gigantic, unidentifiable being with tentacles. When a crew member comes into contact with the secretion, he dies an agonizing death – and that’s just the beginning…
Not only the monster should cause horror and discomfort in “Sea Fever”, but also the partly claustrophobic setting: On board a small cutter or in the narrowness of a diving suit buried under tons of water, it can make you queasy even without horror elements will.
With the international press, “Attack from the Depths”, which had its world premiere at Canada’s Toronto International Film Festival in 2019 and has since been presented at festivals and in home cinemas in a number of countries, was pretty well received, like a look at the reviews collection page Rotten Tomatoes proves: 109 reviews were taken into account there and a whopping 87 percent are positive. If you’re into deep-sea horror in the style of “Abyss”, you should definitely take a look!
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