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Sharks and Little Fish (1957)

Haie und kleine Fische (original title)
Four young German naval cadets begin their military service in 1940; only one of them will survive.

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Edith Wegener
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U-Bootkommandant Lüttke
Mady Rahl ...
Dora
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Flottillenchef Erich Wegener
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Heyne
Ernst Reinhold ...
Vögele
Thomas Braut ...
Stollenberg
Siegfried Lowitz ...
Leutnant Pauli
Stefan Wigger ...
Prinz Warthenstein
Wolfgang Wahl ...
Leitender Ingenieur auf dem U-Boot
Peter Frank ...
Dr. Timmler
Reinhold Brandes ...
Oberleutnant Kersten
Sascha Keith ...
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Four young German naval cadets begin their military service in 1940; only one of them will survive.

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26 September 1957 (West Germany)  »

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Sharks and Small Fish  »

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Director Frank Wisbar hoped that by showing war in all its horror, as a shark devouring everyone and everything in its path, he could make a powerful anti-war statement. See more »

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Pre "Das Boot" Film. This movie is as authentic as it gets
22 August 2002 | by (Los Angeles CA) – See all my reviews

This film was made with lots of input from guys who lived it. Most of the "trick photography" is real footage. The movie conveys the true difference between Soldiers and Naziâ?Ts and in a German viewpoint without showing them as the usual jack booted idiots.

Highly recommended.


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