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Das lange Film

Filed under: — adrian @ 12:05 am

I saw Das Boot for the first time yesterday and today (I saw it once, split over two days). It’s a long movie, as it turns out. 293 minutes worth of long. And very deliberately paced. (Perhaps the cut of the movie that wasn’t completely and totally uncut would’ve been a little been less slow).

But it was good. It’s a pretty depressing ending, despite the successful resolution to the main conflict.

One Response to “Das lange Film”

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