Naval Warfare Movies

La Grande Speranza

Director: Duilio Coletti
Starring: Renato Baldini, Carlo Bellini, Aldo Bufi Landi, Earl Cameron

Published: 1954
Country: Italy
Keywords: WWII, Feature

This is the VHS release (see more).


In a Laconia-like scenario, an Italian submarine which carries on its own deck survivors of ships it has sunk, is faced with a difficult decision when menaced by an enemy destroyer - submerge and sacrifice its human cargo, or remain surfaced and face its own probable destruction.


Spanish title: La gran esperanza. English titles: The Great Hope, Submarine Attack, and Torpedo Zone. German title: Die Grosse Höffnung.