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49th Parallel

1941 Rated NR 2hr 3m

The great Laurence Olivier leads an impressive cast in this wartime thriller about a Nazi U-boat crew stranded in Canada during World War II. Led by the fanatical Lt. Hirth (Eric Portman), the crew finds refuge in a small rural community while planning an escape across the border of the still neutral United States. An early work from British director Michael Powell, the film was seen as a propaganda piece urging America to join the Allied effort.

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.