R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.
To help his actors convey the claustrophobic conditions found on a real U-boat, director Wolfgang Petersen insisted on filming within the actual confines of the ship (scarcely wider than a man's outstretched arms), rather than removing the model's outer wall.
Out boatswain's mate. Been on quite a bender tonight.
When they meet the other U-boat at sea, Werner and the 2nd Lt. report it off the port bow even though clearly looking and pointing to starboard.
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)
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