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‘The Silent Sea’: Netfilx Sci-Fi Series Drowns In Its Running Length

Because the streaming generation continues to blur the road between movie and tv, it’s herbal that the compromise between the 2 bureaucracy, the restricted collection, could be thriving. Just about each streaming platform value its salt launched a buzzworthy miniseries in 2021, from Amazon’s The Underground Railroad, to Hulu’s Dopesick, to HBO Max’s Station 11. Netflix ruled the dialog remaining yr with Squid Sport, which writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk had at the beginning pitched as a two-hour movie earlier than increasing it into an eight-hour miniseries. For Squid Sport, the overtime funding paid off large time, however no longer each premise advantages from a sumptuous runtime. On the subject of Choi Hold-yong’s The Silent Sea, the brand new Netflix miniseries in keeping with his 2014 brief movie The Sea of Tranquility, much less would possibly in truth had been extra. The Silent Sea boasts sturdy performances and an imaginative premise, however spends a lot of its 360 mins treading water.
The Silent Sea is ready within the overdue 2060s, a decade into a world drought. Lakes, rivers, and reservoirs world wide have dried up and desalination vegetation can’t produce sufficient drinkable water to satisfy call for, main governments to enact harsh, unjustly stratified rationing measures. (The display’s depiction of a large water disaster on this century is a dramatization, however no longer an invention; this is a matter you must be frightened about.) By contrast backdrop, astrobiologist Dr. Music Ji-an (Bae Doona, Kingdom) is recruited to take part in a salvage venture at Balhae Station, the lunar outpost the place her sister used to be killed in an coincidence 5 years previous. Dr. Music and a group of 10 different astronauts led via straight-laced Captain Han Yoon-jae (Gong Yoo, Educate to Busan) adventure to the derelict moon base, simplest to search out that not anything they’ve been advised about their venture is right. 

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