In September 1942, at the height of WWII, a German U-boat torpedoed the RMS Laconia, unaware that it carried more than 2,000 passengers. What followed is a harrowing true story of heroism, heartbreak, and humanity. The international cast incudes Ken Duken (Inglourious Basterds), Franka Potente (The Bourne Identity), Andrew Buchan (Garrow's Law), and Lindsay Duncan (Rome). A BAFTA-nominated mini-series seen on Ovation. 3 hrs, 2 DVDs, SDH. Mature audiences.
September 1942. The RMS Laconia travels the Atlantic Ocean carrying Italian prisoners of war, British troops, and civilian passengers. While Junior Third Officer Thomas Mortimer befriends the enigmatic Hilda Smith, benea
- Documentary featurette: The Sinking of the Laconia: Survivors' Stories
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 171 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color