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Das Boot ( aka The Boat )

A.k.a. 'The Boat.' Totally restored and with over an hour of never-before-seen footage, Das Boot: The Director's Cut is Wolfgang Petersen's acclaimed WWII epic as you have never seen, heard or felt it before. Inspired by actual events, Das Boot brings the life of a U-Boat crewman authentically to life with outstanding performances, a story of courage against impossible odds and scenes of sheer claustrophobic terror that make it one of the most powerful war movies ever made. Based on Lothar G. Buchheim's novel.

Year: 1981
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, War and Anti-War Films, German Cinema, Film Festivals 1999, Based on..., Director's Cut, Film Festivals 2012, Theo's Favourites
Country: Germany
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Starring: Herbert Gronemeyer, Jurgen Prochnow, Klaus Wennemann
Duration: 216 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
Subtitles: Yes
8.4/10
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films

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