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THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE

Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
United Kingdom, 1956
War, Drama, Action, Adventure, History

Synopsis

In this World War II docudrama, the British Royal Navy’s Capt. Bell and the crew of the Exeter set out to destroy the German battleship Graf, chasing the indestructible Nazi vessel and cornering it in the South Atlantic harbor of Montevideo.
(Also known as Pursuit of the Graf Spee.)

Synopsis

In this World War II docudrama, the British Royal Navy’s Capt. Bell and the crew of the Exeter set out to destroy the German battleship Graf, chasing the indestructible Nazi vessel and cornering it in the South Atlantic harbor of Montevideo.
(Also known as Pursuit of the Graf Spee.)

The Battle of the River PlateDirected byMichael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

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BAFTA Awards
1957 | 3 nominations including: Best British Film

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