R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Steadicams were not yet in use during the production of the movie. In order to get the fast tracking shots through the U-boat without a shaky image, director of photography Jost Vacano created a system of heavy gyroscopes together with his father that kept the... ...
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Schwalle: Medic! Medic!
As Das Boot sets sail to La Rochelle towards the end of the film, the captain and one of its crew members are standing on the bridge of the sub. A couple of seconds later, in a more distant camera shot showing the entire sub, no one can be seen on the bridge.
German, English, French
$68,369 (USA) (4 April 1997)
$11,433,134 (USA) (25 April 1997)
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