Originally Posted by MVChiefFan
Yeah, that's a good point and I totally agree. I don't know why that one just gets to me. I think it's just the fact that he's seen so much that his instincts just kick in to go to work on himself and then that sudden realization of his own mortality. But yeah, the more I think about all the other deaths in that movie I can see the different emotions in each one.
It's probably the mommy line that makes it stand out.
But I can't the images of those nameless guys exiting the U-Boats and just getting mowed down, and the slow menace of Mellish getting shivved in the stairwell out of my mind either.