'Das Boot: The Director's Cut' Dated for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Mar 30, 2011 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The director's cut of Wolfgang Petersen's acclaimed 1981 war film will be sinking Blu-ray in June.

In an early announcement to retailers, Sony is preparing 'Das Boot: The Director's Cut' on Blu-ray on June 7.

The claustrophobic tale of the crew of a WWII German U-boat was nominated for six Oscars (including Best Writing/Screenplay and Best Director) and is currently ranked #63 on IMDb.com's Top 250.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but the theatrical version will also be included along with Director's commentary with Peterson, Wolfgang Petersen: Back to the Boat Retrospective Documentary, Going Deeper featurettes (Maria's Take and The Perfect Boat), 7 Captain's Tour featurettes (Rooms Overview, Entry Conning Tower, Torpedo Room & Crew Quarters, Captain's & Officers' Rooms, The Control Room, Petty Officers' Room & Galley and Diesel & Electric Motor Rooms), 2 vintage featurettes (1981 Behind the Scenes and 1983 Battle for the Atlantic), and Theatrical trailers.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.95

You can find the latest specs for 'Das Boot: The Director's Cut' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under June 7.

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Das Boot: The Director's Cut (Blu-ray)
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