The Sinking of the Laconia (2010)

 

 

 

Director:     Uwe Janson. 

Starring:     Andrew Buchan (Mortimer),  Brian Cox (Captain Sharp),  Ken Duken (Hartenstein),  Lindsay Duncan (Elisabeth Fullwood),  Thomas Kretschmann (Admiral Donitz),  Franka Potente (Hilda),  Morven Christie (Laura Ferguson),  Jodi Balfour (Sarah Fullwood),  Nicholas Burns (Captain Coutts),  Ciarn McMenamin (Declan McDermott),  Lenny Wood (Billy Hardacre),  Ben Crompton (Harry Townes),  Matthew Aubrey (William Williams),  Ludovico Fremont (Di Giovanni),  Paul Hilton (Henry Bates),  Jacob Matschenz (Mannesmann),  Matthias Koeberlin (Rostau),  Frederick Lau (Fiedler),  Jrg Malchow (Weber),  Oskar Brown (Waldemar),  Stefan Rudolf (Remmert),  Simon Verhoeven (Harro Schaht),  Nikolai Kinski (Walter Drexler),  Christian Serritiello (Additional Voices).

mini-series about German u-boat sinks the Laconia, a cruise ship transformed into a troop ship, September 12, 1942; leads to ban on U-boats picking up survivors

 

 

Spoiler Warning:  below is a summary of the entire film. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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