- Published: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment ; 
- Year Published: 2004
- Edition: Director's cut [uncut version]
- Description: 2 videodiscs (210 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: German
- Format: DVD
- 1404900179 :
- Petersen, Wolfgang.
- Prochnow, Jürgen.
- Grönemeyer, Herbert, 1956-
- Wennemann, Klaus, 1940-
- Buchheim, Lothar Günther.
- Columbia Pictures.
- Twin Bros. Productions.
- Bavaria Film.
- Radiant Film (Firm)
- Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama. -- Naval operations -- Submarine
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama. -- Naval operations, German
- Submarine warfare -- Drama.
- Submarines (Ships) -- Drama.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- German language materials
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Call number: DVD FLC-GER Boot
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Malletts Adult
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Based on the novel by Lothar-Günther Buchheim.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1981.
Widescreen presentation; aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Special features: the making of Das Boot: behind the scenes featurette; previews.
Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch, Martin Semmelrogge.
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.
DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital 5.1.
3.5 hours, so be prepared (or take an intermission), but well worth it.
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