R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.
One of the few foreign language films that is primarily referred to on the American market by its original foreign title rather than its translated English title.
Out boatswain's mate. Been on quite a bender tonight.
At the first very deep dive (1h50m) when bolts starts bursting, one hit and break the glass of the command center clock. Later in the movie the glass is intact.
Theatrical release is 145-minutes long, edited down from a six-hour miniseries developed for German television (available in Germany on home video)
German, English, French
$68,369 (USA) (6 April 1997)
$11,487,676 (USA) (9 November 2013)
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