Das Boot (17-Sep-1981)|
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Writer: Wolfgang Petersen
From novel: Das Boot by Lothar-GŁnther Buchheim
Keywords: Drama, WWII, Submarine, Nazis
German U-boat U-96 leaves La Rochelle on a mission to destroy Allied shipping. Boredom, anxiety, and terror; the only realistic submarine film ever produced. Received 6 Oscar nominations including Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay. Interior scenes filmed with a gyroscope-equipped camera. Watch only the Director's Cut at 209 minutes in length. There also exists an impossible-to-obtain miniseries version which is even slightly longer.
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