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49th Parallel

Directed by Michael Powell
United Kingdom, 1941
Drama, Thriller, War


A Nazi U-boat crew, headed by the ruthless Eric Portman, is stranded in Canada during the thick of World War II in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s quick-witted wartime thriller, 49th Parallel.

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49th Parallel Directed by Michael Powell

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1943 | Winner: Best Writing, Original Story

1943 | 2 nominations including: Best Picture

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