The Crimson Ocean DVD
Starring Kai Wiesinger, Valerie Niehaus, Heiner Lauterbach, Dana Vávrová, Michael Mendl, Karl Markovics, Francis Fulton-Smith, Nicolas Solar Lozier, Detlev Buck, Ulrike Kriener
Directed by Joseph Vilsmaier
German made-for-TV drama which tells the story of the sinking of passenger ship the Gustloff in the final year of WWII.
Kai Wiesinger plays Hellmut Kehding, captain of the ill-fated ship evacuating soldiers and German civilians from Danzig in January 1945.
Not long after leaving the harbour, the Gustoff was shelled by torpedoes from a Soviet submarine and sank within an hour, taking the lives of over 9,000 people, most of whom were women and children.
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (15)
- EAN: 5055002556821
- Catalogue number: MTD5682
- Studio: Metrodome Distribution
- Release date: 05/03/2012
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour