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The Battle of the River Plate

Pursuit of the Graf Spee

United Kingdom, 1956
War, Drama


In this World War II docudrama, the British Royal Navy’s Capt. Bell (John Gregson) and the crew of the Exeter set out to destroy the German battleship Graf, chasing the indestructible Nazi vessel and cornering it in the South Atlantic harbor of Montevideo.

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The Battle of the River Plate Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

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BAFTA Awards

1957 | 3 nominations including: Best British Film

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