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The Lost Ship - Goðafoss (DVD)

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Árásin á Goðafoss / The Lost Ship

A highly acclaimed documentary about the Icelandic freighter which was sunk by a German submarine in 1944.

This is the story of crew and passengers of the freighter Godafoss on its last voyage as a part of a convoy, travelling from New York via Britain to Iceland during the Second World War. It is also the story of the German U-boat crew which sunk the ship just before it reached home. 42 people died in the attack.

Many people saw the ship go down close to land but no one has been able to find it for the last 60 years!

Running time 2 x 52 min + 60 min of bonus material.
Director: Björn Brynjúlfur Björnsson
Scriptwriter: Jón Ársaell Thórdarson, Thór Whitehead
Editor: Björn Brynjúlfur Björnsson
Cinematographer: Gudmundur Bjartmarsson
Sound design: Gunnar Árnason
Music: Tryggvi Baldvinsson
Producers: Björn Brynjúlfur Björnsson, Jón Ársaell Thórdarson
Region 2 dvd

Language in Icelandic (Jón Ársæll Þórðarson) and English (Terry Gunnell).