The Riddle of the Sands


1h 38m 1984

Brief Synopsis

In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible scheme, but must outwit not only the cream of the German Navy, but the feared Kaiser Wilhelm himself.

Film Details

Also Known As
Riddle of the Sands
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1984
Production Company
National Film Finance Corporation
Distribution Company
Rank Film Distributors Ltd
Location
Netherlands; West Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m
Color
Color
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1

Synopsis

In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible scheme, but must outwit not only the cream of the German Navy, but the feared Kaiser Wilhelm himself.

Film Details

Also Known As
Riddle of the Sands
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1984
Production Company
National Film Finance Corporation
Distribution Company
Rank Film Distributors Ltd
Location
Netherlands; West Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m
Color
Color
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video April 5, 1988

Released in United States Spring March 1984

Completed shooting in 1979.

Released in United States Spring March 1984

Released in United States on Video April 5, 1988