R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.
Another actor was originally cast as Thomsen, but quit not long after filming began. The shot of Thomsen saying "Hail and victory and sink 'em all!" to the crew of U-96 was re-shot with Otto Sander outside the studio in Munich.
Out boatswain's mate. Been on quite a bender tonight.
After making first contact with the destroyer, while they await orders from the Kaleun, Frenssen's and Preacher's positions differ between subsequent shots. Moreover, Ullman sits where Preacher should be sitting.
A 210 minutes Director's Cut has been re-released in USA on April 4th, 1997.
German, English, French
$68,369 (USA) (6 April 1997)
$11,487,676 (USA) (9 November 2013)