LIFEBOAT (Alfred Hitchcock, 1944)

In the mid-Atlantic during the Second World War a German submarine has torpedoed an England-bound freighter; Lifeboat, from a story that the director, Alfred Hitchcock, elicited from John Steinbeck, opens, however, with the sinking of the torpedoed U-boat. The opening shot is remarkable, with the vertical action of the U-boat’s disappearance into the ocean, which […]