R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.
The human figures on the 35 foot model were modified Barbie (or rather Ken) dolls.
Out boatswain's mate. Been on quite a bender tonight.
When the captain issues an order for a torpedo to be fired at the burning ship, he quotes a distance of 650m. Later he notes the distance as 950m in his log.
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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