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Darkness Fell on Gotenhafen (1960)

Nacht fiel über Gotenhafen (original title)
| Drama, War | 1960 (Spain)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sonja Ziemann ...
Maria Reiser
Gunnar Möller ...
Kurt Reiser
Erik Schumann ...
Hans Schott
Brigitte Horney ...
Generalin von Reuss
Mady Rahl ...
Edith Marquardt
Erich Dunskus ...
Vater Marquardt
Willy Maertens ...
Vater Reiser
Edith Schultze-Westrum ...
Mutter Reiser
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Dr. Beck
Tatjana Iwanow ...
Dienstmädchen Meta
Christine Mylius ...
Frau Rauh
Aranka Jaenke ...
Frau Kahle
Dietmar Schönherr ...
Gaston
Georg Lehn ...
Pinkoweit, Stationsvorsteher
Hela Gruel ...
Frau Pinkoweit
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Collide with destiny
31 January 2001 | by (Freiburg) – See all my reviews

The sinking of the "Wilhelm Gustloff" is the biggest ship catastrophe ever. There were more than 10,000 people aboard - including over 5,000 children; more than 9,000 (!!) died, drowning and freezing to death. It is very odd that this drama is far less known or "popular" as e.g. the "Titanic" desaster, which was a ship of the rich and the super rich.

There are several popular books about the "Gustloff", but up to this day moviewise this is the only "monument" in rememberance of those 9,000 people who were buried alive in the Ostsee.


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