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      Season 2 – Das Boot

      2020 Drama War List
      Reviews 73% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score A story of choices and survival that explores the emotional torment of life during World War II -- and the brutal reality of living within a senseless war. Read More Read Less

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      Episode 1 Aired Apr 24, 2020 Exit Strategies U-boat Capt. Johannes von Reinhartz receives an order for a secret mission; Simone puts her life on the line. Details Episode 2 Aired Apr 24, 2020 Uneasy Alliances Wrangel starts pursuing his rival Reinhartz; Berger receives information that could ensure Hoffmann's return trip. Details Episode 3 Aired May 1, 2020 Sabotage Wrangel's frustrations with his crew reach new heights; Greenwood gets more information out of Hoffmann. Details Episode 4 Aired May 1, 2020 Die Is Cast Reinhartz's attempts to teach his team go awry; Hoffmann places trust in Cassandra; Margot finds an ally. Details Episode 5 Aired May 8, 2020 Shoot to Kill Wrangel finally gets the U-822 in his sights; Reinhartz loses the confidence of his team; Margot tries to save Elias. Details Episode 6 Aired May 8, 2020 Decision Time Von Reinhartz and Wrangel struggle with their teams at sea; in New York, Hoffman's situation comes to a head; the Jewish families from La Rochelle prepare for their transportation to Poland. Details Episode 7 Aired Apr 24, 2020 Head to Head Seriously injured Hoffman asks Cassandra to leave the city with him; von Reinhartz and Wrangel clash; a betrayal horrifies Margot. Details Episode 8 Aired Apr 24, 2020 The Other Side Despite his injury, Hoffman makes it to the agreed meeting point; Margot puts her plan into action; U-822 moves towards the U.S. coast. Details

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      James Jackson Times (UK) Von Reinhartz takes up the mantle of defecting hero, going rogue to deliver the Enigma machine to the Americans to stop the war, setting up a game of submarine cat and mouse that promises much. Rated: 4/5 Jun 10, 2020 Full Review Adam Sweeting The Arts Desk What sets Das Boot apart from more run-of-the-mill war dramas is its satellite-vision scope and its fine-grained examination of the soul-destroying compromises of war. Rated: 5/5 Jun 10, 2020 Full Review

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      C R I really enjoyed this season too. The acting was decent, the characters were painted well and the villans played their parts perfectly. Quite captivating and engaging. Same complaint as the first season though. I did take a star off for such repetitive and consistent focus on smoking which grew tiresome pretty quickly. I get they smoked a lot in that era, but it really isn't needed in every opening scene, zooming in to ashtrays, people lighting cigarettes, standing there smoking. I think some directors think it's creative, or artistic, but it generally just screams "has been directors", or "want to be try hard"' directors. The majority of us don't smoke and feel no need to look at it all the time on shows like this. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/28/24 Full Review Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Rick Ostermann, Matthias Glasner
      Screenwriter
      Tim Loane, Laura Grace, Colin Teevan
      Network
      SKY1DE
      Genre
      Drama, War
      Original Language
      German
      Release Date
      Apr 24, 2020