R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
With production costs of 31 million DM, it was for a long time the most expensive German movie ever made. It was beaten in 2006 by Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), which, however, was a German-French-Spanish co-production shot in English.
Dearest Françoise, this is my fourteenth letter to you, but you have yet to see one.
When the allied destroyer attacks, there are underwater shots showing the hull from below. The depiction of the fluid flow in these shots is incorrect. The waves around the hull move way too fast, revealing it's a ship model of smaller dimensions than a full-scale ship.
German, English, French
$68,369 (USA) (6 April 1997)
$11,487,676 (USA) (9 November 2013)
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