R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
The film's opening prologue states: "La Rochelle, France. Autumn, 1941. Germany's vaunted U-boat fleet, with which Hitler hoped to blockade and stamp out Britain, is beginning to suffer its first major setbacks. British freighters are now sailing ... ...
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The "false alarm" crash dive is triggered by a watchman spotting a "plane". He points to the rear end of the ship, slightly left. This is starboard, not 'port' (D: "backbord"), as he tells the captain when submerged.
German, English, French
$68,369 (USA) (6 April 1997)
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