The original German mini-series which was the source for the acclaimed feature film is available in its entirety for the first time. Director Wolfgang Petersen's harrowing drama looks at World War II through the eyes of a weary U-boat crew, with stunning photography that vividly depicts the cramped, claustrophobic feelings of life onboard a submarine. Jurgen Prochnow stars as the ship commander; with Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, and Bernd Tauber. 4 3/2 hrs. on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: German and English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French; "making of" featurette. Also includes the director's cut-version. In German with English subtitles.