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Attack and Retreat (1964)
"Italiani brava gente" (original title)

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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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Ferro Maria Ferri
Zhanna Prokhorenko ...
Katya
Raffaele Pisu ...
Gabrielli
Tatyana Samoylova ...
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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A Miracle of Film Making at it's best

I would certainly rate this film as one of the greatest war movies of all time. Certainly one of the most poignant. This film is in the league with Saving Private Ryan, Patton, Paths of Glory and a hand full of other important films about the lives and deaths of soldiers....any soldier, from any country....life is cherished and death has the same bitter taste to all young soldiers. A marvellous piece of work is this film.


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