release year:2000 genre:drama/action viewing setting:theater, 5/13/2000 what I expected:no idea what I got:Pretty tense sub/war movie
synopsis:During WWII, an Allied mission to get a coding machine from a German sub goes bad, and the few survivors must use the U-boat to get back.
impressions:Lots of depth charges and other underwater drama/action. Fairly entertaining, though I had to wonder why it took them so long to eliminate the German prisoner who caused so much trouble.
acting:Pretty good. Matthew McConaughey played a fairly serious young captain; Harvey Keitel was the crusty old chief who had to keep the young ones in line.
final word:Good war/action/drama movie, worth seeing.
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