the Eastern front - der ostfront

ww2 - world war two in the eastern front
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Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever? (1959)
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In the winter of 1943, against the background of battle scenes, a young German Lieutenant who increasingly distrusts the inhuman Nazi ideology struggles with the concept of war. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Wisbar
 
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The Winter War (1989)
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Set during World War 2. After Nazi Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, Russia attacked Finland in November 1939... (199 mins.)
Director: Pekka Parikka
 
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Beyond Enemy Lines (2004)
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A story of the infantry regiment 61 that fought from Syväri to the Karelian Ishtmus. (127 mins.)
Director: Åke Lindman
 
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Cross of Iron (1977)
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In 1943, in the Russian front, the decorated leader Rolf Steiner is promoted to Sergeant after another successful mission... (132 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
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Stalingrad (1993)
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A depiction of the brutal battle of Stalingrad, the Third Reich's 'high water mark', as seen through... (134 mins.)
 
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Ambush (1999)
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Set during the World War 2. In the summer of 1941 the Finnish army crosses the border of Russia. A platoon led by Lt... (123 mins.)
Director: Olli Saarela
 
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Uprising (2001 TV Movie)
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Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943. (177 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
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Defiance (2008)
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Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants. (137 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
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The Night of the Generals (1967)
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In 1942, a Polish prostitute is murdered in Warsaw. Suspicion falls on three generals, and Major Grau of German Intelligence seeks justice despite the ongoing atrocities committed during WWII. (148 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
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Tali-Ihantala 1944 (2007)
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The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force... (117 mins.)
 
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The Grey Zone (2001)
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A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone. (108 mins.)
 
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The Unknown Soldier (1955)
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It is the summer of 1941. An eastern-Finnish machine gun company receives an order to turn in their surplus equipment... (181 mins.)
Director: Edvin Laine
 
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The Ogre (1996)
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Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester... (118 mins.)
 
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Escape from Sobibor (1987 TV Movie)
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During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in... (143 mins.)
Director: Jack Gold
 
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Downfall (2004)
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Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. (156 mins.)
 
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Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
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A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun. (108 mins.)
 
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The Tin Drum (1979)
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Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with... (142 mins.)
 
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Utterly Alone (2004)
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Jonas Vaitkusÿs patriotic war film paints a poignant portrait of Lithuaniaÿs ten-year struggle against... (90 mins.)
Director: Jonas Vaitkus
 
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Silence (2011)
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(110 mins.)
 
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The Bunker (1981 TV Movie)
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Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city. (150 mins.)
Director: George Schaefer
 
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Europa Europa (1990)
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A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth. (112 mins.)
 
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Generation War (2013 Mini-Series)
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Five friends go out to war and promise each other to be back for Christmas. (270 mins.)
 
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1944 (2015)
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The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian... (100 mins.)
Director: Elmo Nüganen
 
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The Unknown Soldier (1985)
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This film is the second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna with the same name as the film... (199 mins.)
Director: Rauni Mollberg
 
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The Midwife (2015)
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A Finnish midwife falls in love with a German-Finnish SS-officer during the Lapland War, in the middle of WWII. (119 mins.)