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A British Sub goes missing at the end of the war leaving only one crew member surviving. Everyone believes it lost to the bottom of the Baltic Sea, then 40 years later it reappears without ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Jason ... Jack Hardy
Ian Puleston-Davies ... Travis
Tony Haygarth ... Cassidy
Julian Wadham ... Captain Byrnes
James Laurenson ... Admiral Nealy
Robert Whitelock ... Spender
Crispin Bonham-Carter ... Redding
Jamie Martin Jamie Martin ... Tyler
Roger Evans ... Monroe
Robert Horwell ... Mason
Jonathan Cullen Jonathan Cullen ... Captain Basquine
Alan Stocks Alan Stocks ... Peterson
Lee Whitlock Lee Whitlock ... Reeves
Ricky Nixon Ricky Nixon ... Langdon
Ian Targett Ian Targett ... Captain Lyle
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A British Sub goes missing at the end of the war leaving only one crew member surviving. Everyone believes it lost to the bottom of the Baltic Sea, then 40 years later it reappears without a crew. The British government send for the one surviving crew member (David Jason) now a marine biologist. With a new crew and Jason then proceed to trace the last know happenings on the sub. But this submarine has a life of its own and the new crew soon start showing characteristics of the old crew. Written by Kevin Wickenden

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Le vaisseau fantôme See more »

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(DVD) | (2 parts)

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Color
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The patriotic German song that the crew hear on the military radio frequency is the Horst Wessel Song, the anthem of the Nazi Party. See more »

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Submarines of the WW2 era didn't have the now-familiar rotating radar on a circular display. See more »

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Good entertainment and different role for David Jason
9 December 2011 | by evandavies1See all my reviews

A story like this will not appeal to everyone but I thought it was very original and well put together overall. A good change from the usual period dramas that come from British productions. There were some bits that could have been better with regards to acting and script but it was still entertaining. Some story points are a bit too subtle and easy to miss so might need a second viewing to fully appreciate how it all fits together. The ending was quite bold and strong which I didn't expect. The visual effects were good for a relatively low budget production and there was quite a lot of computer graphics that looked as good as from a feature film.


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