Thursday, May 3, 2018

49th Parallel | 1942

This print is a bit sharper and with a smaller download file than the existing IA copy. In an effort to escape captivity stranded Nazi submariners trek across Canada. One of the notable films of World War 2, which were actually produced during the war....

At once a compelling piece of anti-isolationist propaganda and a quick-witted wartime thriller, 49th Parallel is a classic early work from the inimitable Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. When a Nazi U-boat crew is stranded in Canada during the thick of World War II, the men evade capture by hiding out in a series of rural communities before trying to cross into the United States.

Director Michael Powell

Starring Leslie Howard, Eric Portman, Raymond Massey

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