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USA 1979, 115 minutes
Dir. Steven Spielberg
In English, French, German with French, Spanish, German subtitles
Genres: Classics, Comedy / War

Topics: Period 1940s.


Aroview: The dir.’s only real commercial failure, this loose slapstick comedy, set in a Californian seaside town visited by a Japanese submarine in 1941, deserves greater appreciation. Its huge cast of comic experts are provided with mostly good material as they mishandle the crisis with zany inventiveness, while some gigantic set-pieces are most impressive (the runaway Ferris-wheel being a high-point).

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DVD Features

  • cast and/or crew interviews
  • deleted scenes
  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • extra stuff
  • trailers
  • aspect ratio: 2.35:1
  • 2-disc set

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