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In this Alfred Hitchcock's film, a handful of survivors huddle in a Lifeboat after the passenger ship they were aboard is sunk by a German U-boat. Surrounded by miles of open sea, their human vices and strengths come to the surface while they await a hoped-for rescue.
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After the German U-boat attacks a ship, dead bodies including a baby are seen in the water. Later, a woman, distressed by the loss of her child, commits suicide. As the result of an injury, one man’s leg is amputated. He uses alcohol as a means of dealing with the operation. Several characters smoke. One girl reveals her adulterous relationship with a married man and two couples kiss after some sexual tension develops on board the lifeboat. One character is purposely pushed overboard and killed.
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