Pressure (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The story of the struggle of four deep-sea saturation divers who become stranded 650ft below sea level in the Indian Ocean (Somali Basin), Ron Scapello’s intense thriller is an all-or-nothing fight for survival as the unfortunate crew must together work in order to reach the surface.

As expected, the narrative remains for the most part linear as the audience witnesses moment by moment changes suffered by the crew after an untimely storm wrecks their chances at resurfacing via the main ship, with every second their chances of survival cut in half as hysteria quickly sets in and sides are chosen. With this in mind, audiences can more than expect big eruptions in such an enclosed space.

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