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|Named Person:||Lothar Günther Buchheim|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Wolfgang Petersen; Jürgen Prochnow; Herbert Grönemeyer; Klaus Wennemann; Lothar Günther Buchheim; Columbia Pictures.; Twin Bros. Productions.; Bavaria Film.; Radiant Film (Firm); Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||Closed-captioned. In German with optional soundtrack in English (Dolby surround); optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai.|
|Notes:||Based on the novel by Lothar-Günther Buchheim.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1981.
Widescreen presentation; aspect ratio 1.85:1.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Jost Vacano; film editor, Hannes Nikel; music, Klaus Doldinger.|
|Cast:||Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch, Martin Semmelrogge.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: R.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (210 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; DTS, Dolby digital 5.1.|
|Other Titles:||Boot (Motion picture)
|Responsibility:||Columbia Pictures presents a director's cut restoration from Twin Bros. Productions of a Bavaria Film production in association with Radiant Film ; written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen ; produced by Günter Rohrbach.|
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Follows the patrol of the U-96, one of the famed German U-boats known as the "Gray Wolves" that sought to harass and destroy British ships during World War II. Portrays the crew as they struggle to maintain their professionalism as soldiers while trying to understand and obey the ideology of the German government which they served.
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- Buchheim, Lothar Günther -- Film adaptations.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine -- Drama.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German -- Drama.
- Submarine warfare -- Drama.
- Submarines (Ships) -- Drama.
- Feature films.
- War films.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.