PG | | Drama, War
The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.
Jonathan Pryce receives an 'introducing' credit.
I neither approved nor knew of it and assure you it shall not happen again. I frankly admit there appears to have been a lapse of good taste.
At c. 12 minutes the shots vary between daylight and night.
Opening credits prologue: Saturday, May 13th, 1939 Hamburg Harbor
A version running a length of 182 minutes, released in 1980 on a double-cassette Magnetic Video, was released in 1980. The current video version, from Artisan/Live runs 158 minutes (even though the video cover says 137 minutes).
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