Captain Vostrikov was the commander of the Soviet submarine K-19. He raced against time to prevent a Chernobyl-like nuclear disaster which threatened not only the lives of his crew, but had the potential to ignite a world war between the super powers.
Captain Vostrikov: I want this boat out of dry dock. Sea trials begin in 2 weeks.
Captain Polenin: The boat isn't ready Captain. The problem is Moscow. They organize party V.I.P tours, but were stuck with incompetent yard crews and deffective parts.
Captain Vostrikov: Sea trials will begin as schedualed. We deliver, or we drown.