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Das Boot 

Not Rated | | Drama, War | TV Series (2018– )
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An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.
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Series cast summary:
Vicky Krieps ...  Simone Strasser 8 episodes, 2018
Tom Wlaschiha ...  Hagen Forster 8 episodes, 2018
Thierry Frémont Thierry Frémont ...  Pierre Duval 8 episodes, 2018
August Wittgenstein ...  Karl Tennstedt 8 episodes, 2018
Leonard Scheicher ...  Frank Strasser 8 episodes, 2018
Franz Dinda ...  Robert Ehrenberg 8 episodes, 2018
Fleur Geffrier Fleur Geffrier ...  Margot Bostal 8 episodes, 2018
Olivier Chantreau Olivier Chantreau ...  Emile Charpentier 8 episodes, 2018
Rainer Bock ...  Gluck 8 episodes, 2018
Pit Bukowski ...  Pips Lüders 8 episodes, 2018
Lizzy Caplan ...  Carla Monroe 8 episodes, 2018
Robert Stadlober ...  Hinrich Laudrup 8 episodes, 2018
Philip Birnstiel ...  Benno Schiller 8 episodes, 2018
Ben Münchow ...  Lutz Ritzenhoff 8 episodes, 2018
Joachim Foerster Joachim Foerster ...  Ralf Grothe 8 episodes, 2018
Julius Feldmeier ...  Eugen Strelitz 8 episodes, 2018
Leonard Kunz ...  Gunther Maas 8 episodes, 2018
Leon Lukas Blaschke ...  Thorsten Hecker 8 episodes, 2018
Marvin Linke ...  Peter Kraushaar 8 episodes, 2018
Felix Prochaska Felix Prochaska ...  Steuermann 8 episodes, 2018
Leonard Hohm Leonard Hohm ...  Herbert Schwab 8 episodes, 2018
Klaus Steinbacher Klaus Steinbacher ...  Josef Wolf 7 episodes, 2018
Grégory Gatignol Grégory Gatignol ...  Marc 7 episodes, 2018
Rick Okon ...  Klaus Hoffmann 6 episodes, 2018
Stefan Konarske Stefan Konarske ...  Ulrich Wrangel 6 episodes, 2018
Hubert Delattre ...  Claude Martin 6 episodes, 2018
Rafael Gareisen ...  Max von Haber 5 episodes, 2018
Robin Barde ...  Luc Ruchaud 5 episodes, 2018
Vincent Kartheiser ...  Samuel Greenwood 4 episodes, 2018
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Clara Ponsot ...  Natalie 4 episodes, 2018
Laure Sirieix Laure Sirieix ...  Beatrice 4 episodes, 2018
Max Schimmelpfennig ...  Wilhelm Müller 3 episodes, 2018
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The story of the new high end series "Das Boot" begins in the fall of 1942, at a time when, in the midst of World War II, submarine warfare was becoming ever more brutal. The plot follows a young submarine crew on a dangerous surveillance mission, as the Résistance begins to gain influence at the French port of La Rochelle. During the Autumn of 1942, in occupied France, U-612 is now ready for its maiden voyage, preparing to head into the increasingly brutal warfare with its young crewmen, including the new commander, Klaus Hoffmann (Rick Okon). As the 40 young men take on their first mission, they struggle with the cramped and claustrophobic conditions of life underwater. Their personalities are pushed to the limit as tensions rise and loyalties begin to shatter. Meanwhile, at the port of La Rochelle, the world of Simone Strasser (Vicky Krieps) spirals out of control as she is engulfed in a dangerous liaison and forbidden love, torn between her loyalty for Germany and the Résistance, ...

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Allies. Lovers. Enemies. Spies.

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Drama | War

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Germany | Czech Republic

Language:

German | English | French

Release Date:

17 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Boot (El submarino) See more »

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$32,800,000 (estimated)
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On August 4 1942, the real U-612 was accdentally rammed off Danzig by U-444 during trials after construction. She sank with the loss of two men. After refloatjjng and repairs she was deemed unfit for front line action and so was used as a training submarine until the end of the war. On May 2, 1945 she was scuttled to avoid imminent capture by the Russians. She never saw action. See more »

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Learning from Star Wars means learning to fail
25 November 2018 | by fido23See all my reviews

37 years after the height of the u-boat war in WWII we got "Das Boot" in 1981. Now what did we get 37 years after the original 6 hours mini-series?

Some potpourri that breaks with the formula and introduces new things nowbody asked for.

The main problem with this "sequel" is that it tries so hard in pleasing everybody it ultimately is a total wreck. Instead of telling a good compelling story of the on board life of u-boat crewmen they shoved in as much garbage they could come up with. And... Women! Honestly, what would a submarine story be without women? A Nazi submarine obviously needs diversity. It feels so out of place now I am just waiting for a gay relationship on board to be revealed. Sure, there gotta be a resistance movement forcefully tied into the plot, because... reasons. And in case anyone forgot the Nazis were evil, there gotta be this one really badly written clichée guy who ironically is the acting highlight among all the other stiff and thin characters. Everyone is in a bad mood on board and there is constant fighting because... the writer needed drama to spice up the boring plot and had no idea this was "the golden age" for the u-boats and the crews were handpicked volunteers. Also it is historically highly inaccurate which results from the fact the story that plays in 1942 borrows material from the book "Die Festung" (The Fortress) which plays in 1945. The ultimate letdown is the "resistance sidestory" which takes up more screentime than the boat on sea and is beside a plot 1001 times told before something nobody asked for watching it but gives an excuse to show boobs at random.

Recommendation: Rewatch the original mini-series and let this one sink to the bottom were it belongs. Also suggested to anyone who was involved in the production of this misery to teach them how to produce a good drama series since they could not even come in the same ocean with the original masterpiece over 37 years of experience in film making later.


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