The Cruel sea

United Kingdom, 1952

Film
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Episode of Series “Forever Ealing”.
A powerful moving documentary-style account of life on board a British warship during World War II. It is the courageous story of the battle of the Atlantic, a story of ocean, a shipand a handful of men. The only villain is the sea, that man and war have made even more brutal. Based on the novel by Nicholas Monsarrat and stars Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliot and Virginia McKenna.

Credits

director

Charles Frend

producer

Leslie Norman

production company

Ealing Studios

Language

English

Duration

02:01:00:00

Colour

Black and White

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