The notorious sinking of the British ocean liner RMS Laconia during World War II is the subject of this gripping made-for-TV historical drama. The ship's grim fate is seen through the eyes of six people who survived the 1942 attack by a German U-boat, whose captain decides to mount a rescue effort once he discovers his target was carrying non-military passengers. Andrew Buchan, Ken Duken, and Franka Potente star. 171 min. on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH); featurettes.