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Attack and Retreat (1964)

Italiani brava gente (original title)
Chronicle of the unheralded and unsuccessful invasion of the Soviet Union by the Italian army during World War II.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Arthur Kennedy ...
Ferro Maria Ferri
Zhanna Prokhorenko ...
Katya
Raffaele Pisu ...
Gabrielli
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Sonya
Andrea Checchi ...
Sermonti
Riccardo Cucciolla ...
Sanna
Valeri Somov ...
Giuliani
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Medic Captain
Nino Vingelli ...
Amalfitano
Lev Prygunov ...
Bazzocchi
Grigory Mikhaylov ...
Russian Partisan (as Grigorij Mikhailov)
I. Paramonov ...
German Deserter
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Collidi
Boris Kozhukhov ...
Major
Vincenzo Polizzi ...
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Chronicle of the unheralded and unsuccessful invasion of the Soviet Union by the Italian army during World War II.

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The Russian tanks featured in the film are T-34/85's, which were not produced until early 1944, a full a year after the events in this film took place. See more »

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Best film about - and against - war ever
30 January 1999 | by (Giron/Kiruna, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Saw it as a teenager and still remember lots of "action" that ALWAYS ended badly for the good ones. Full of unbelievable incidents, which give the spectator hope - but end in sudden catastrophe or in other sad ways.

Have never before or later seen a film, that so much could make a young, male spectator realize, that war is no fun.


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