A Dreamtool Entertainment Production for RTL Television
This 140 minute eco-thriller is based on a modern challenge; how to store unwanted carbon dioxide back under the sea or under ground, a technique known as carbon capture and storage. With some artistic license, the story pits a major oil company against a Green organisation which suspects that data from under-sea exploration has been falsified to help justify the plan for CO2 storage.
The setting is ideal for a disaster movie as the launch of the project will trigger a release of under-sea gas and a huge cave in off the North Sea coast of Germany. The race against time to save a liner and an island coupled to a romance between the hero and a former PR head of the oil company ensure that the viewer will experience few dull moments. The film underlines how environmental themes and the science and technology behind them can provide an excellent backcloth for thrillers, even if the detail of the setting may sometimes be adapted to enhance the plot.
Writers: Derek Meister and Simon X. Rost
Director: Nick Lyon
Producers: Stefan Raiser, Felix Zackor, Dreamtool Entertainment
Broadcasting Executives: Barbara Thielen, Sascha Mueri, RTL Television
BERMUDA TRIANGLE – NORTH SEA is being shown as part of a Jury only pack of the 2012 European Science TV and New Media Festival, due to the limit on theatre time. A full festival programme can be found here.