Das Boot Blu-ray Release Date and Details

One of the DVD format’s most impressive audio demonstrations is coming to Blu-ray Disc for the first time on June 7 when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases the German U-Boat epic, Das Boot.

Sony has remastered both the theatrical and 60-minute longer director’s cut for Blu-ray and will include both versions in a two-disc set. In addition, Das Boot on Blu-ray will feature nearly 3 hours of all-new bonus features highlighted by a retrospective documentary with director Wolfgang Petersen.

Das Boot will be presented on Blu-ray in 1080p video and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. The complete suite of bonus features is as follows:

  • Wolfgang Petersen-Back To The Boat
  • Going Deeper:
    • Maria’s Take
    • The Perfect Boat
  • Captain’s Tour
    • Rooms Overview
    • Entry Conning Tower
    • Torpedo Room & Crew Quarters
    • Captains & Officers Rooms
    • The Control Room
    • Petty Officers Room & Galley
    • Diesel & Electric Motor Rooms
  • Historical Material
    • Behind the Scenes (1981)
    • Battle of the Atlantic (1983)
  • Director’s Commentary ?with Wolfgang Petersen

Click here to pre-order Das Boot on Blu-ray for $24.49 at Amazon.com (30% off the $34.95 list price).

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