Pioneer Poster

Release Date: December 5th, 2014

DVD Release Date: March 10th, 2015

R|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
The ultimate adventure becomes a nightmare when a diver obsessed with reaching the bottom of the sea takes on the world's most dangerous mission.

Cast: Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang, Aksel Hennie, Jonathan LaPaglia, Stephanie Sigman, Jørgen Langhelle, Ane Dahl Torp, André Eriksen

Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Friland, Pandora Filmproduktion, Film Väst, Garagefilm International AB, Matila Röhr Productions (MRP)

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • What’s admirable about Pioneer is its succession of interesting environments, both below and above the water’s surface, and the quietly appealing figure at the center of the international intrigue. show more

  • Its greatest asset, and another trait it shares with Mann and Fincher's work, is a careful attention toward the particulars of its milieu in a way that doesn't call attention to those period touches. show more

  • Remember this name: Aksel Hennie. If Pioneer, a mixed bag of a conspiracy thriller, works at all, it largely does so because of him. Hennie, now into his second decade as an actor in Norwegian film (he’s also written and directed a feature) gives a spectacular performance as Petter. show more

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