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''The Chamber'' is a 2016
survival film The survival film is a film genre A film, also called a movie, motion picture or moving picture, is a work of visual art used to simulate experiences that communicate ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through th ...
about four people trapped in a
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submersible
at the bottom of the ocean. The film is directed by Ben Parker in his directorial debut, and it stars
Johannes Bah Kuhnke Kjell Dietrich Johannes Bah Kuhnke, (''né'' Kuhnke; born 17 April 1972) is a Swedish actor and singer. He has acted in several films and received international attention in 2014 for his role in the film ''Force Majeure ''Force majeure'' ( ...
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Charlotte Salt Charlotte Salt (born 1985) is an English actress best known for her many characters in British and US television series like ''Casualty (TV series), Casualty'', ''Bedlam (2011 TV series), Bedlam'' and ''The Musketeers (TV series), The Musketeers' ...
, James McArdle, and
Elliot Levey Elliot Levey (born 6 December 1973) is an English actor. Best known for his work in British Theatre, he has performed at the Donmar Warehouse, Almeida Theatre, Almeida and Royal National Theatre, National Theatres. His work has included the 2004 ...
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Cast

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Johannes Bah Kuhnke Kjell Dietrich Johannes Bah Kuhnke, (''né'' Kuhnke; born 17 April 1972) is a Swedish actor and singer. He has acted in several films and received international attention in 2014 for his role in the film ''Force Majeure ''Force majeure'' ( ...
... Mats *
Charlotte Salt Charlotte Salt (born 1985) is an English actress best known for her many characters in British and US television series like ''Casualty (TV series), Casualty'', ''Bedlam (2011 TV series), Bedlam'' and ''The Musketeers (TV series), The Musketeers' ...
... Red * James McArdle ... Parks *
Elliot Levey Elliot Levey (born 6 December 1973) is an English actor. Best known for his work in British Theatre, he has performed at the Donmar Warehouse, Almeida Theatre, Almeida and Royal National Theatre, National Theatres. His work has included the 2004 ...
... Denholm


Critical reception

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Metacritic
collected five reviews and assessed four as mixed and one as negative. Based on the reviews, the website gave the film a score of 40 out of 100, indicating "mixed or average reviews".


Drone

Director Ben Parker said of the drone's inclusion, "A drone that crashed in the ocean was where the kernel of the story came from. I’ve always been fascinated, or rather terrified, by drones... The disconnect of using unmanned aircraft for attacks is something that scares me. And ''The Chamber'' was really about all my darkest fears rolled into one, so I wanted the plot to revolve around the recovery of one of these drones."


See also

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Submarine films The submarine film is a subgenre of war film in which the majority of the plot revolves around a submarine below the ocean's surface. Films of this subgenre typically focus on a small but determined crew of submariners battling against enemy subma ...
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List of films featuring drones There is a body of films featuring unmanned aerial vehicle being tested in California. , a hunter-killer surveillance UAV An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or uncrewed aerial vehicle, also known as unmanned aircraft or uncrewed aircraft (UA), ...


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* {{DEFAULTSORT:Chamber 2016 Film Survival films