Uomini Sul Fondo
Director: Francesco De Robertis
This is the VHS release (see more).
SummaryDuring an exercise at sea in front of La Spezia harbour, a submarine is rammed by a cargo ship and sinks. In semi-documentary style the film portrays the struggles of the crew and the waiting. In the end they are rescued by a newly-designed diving bell which is lowered to the stricken sub.
NotesShot under the supervision of the Cinematographic Centre of the Royal Italian Navy, in its entirety aboard an authentic oceanic sub.