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The Fifth Day of Peace (1970)

Gott mit uns (Dio è con noi) (original title)
At the end of WW II, German deserters are tried for desertion by fellow POWs inside a prisoner of war camp for Nazis.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bruno Grauber
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Capt. John Miller
Larry Aubrey ...
Corp. Reiner Schultz
Helmuth Schneider ...
Col. von Bleicher (as Helmut Schneider)
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Gen. Snow
Relja Basic ...
Ten. George Romney (as Relia Basic)
Emilio Delle Piane ...
Gleason
Enrico Osterman ...
Sgt. Trevor (as Enrico Ostermann)
Osvaldo Ruggieri ...
Warner
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Sgt. Malley
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Nick
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Mark
Jan Larsson
Torello Angeli ...
Ten. Vaschel
Sven Lasta ...
Bosch
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At the end of WW II, German deserters are tried for desertion by fellow POWs inside a prisoner of war camp for Nazis.

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Drama | War

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Release Date:

9 September 1970 (France)  »

Also Known As:

5th Day of Peace  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film's opening prologue states: "This story is true. It started in Holland in May of 1945, during the last few days of World War II." See more »

Goofs

A Canadian flag that did not exist until the 1960s can be seen on the hood of what appears to be a general's car. See more »

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not a bad little flick
9 December 2001 | by (waaay out west) – See all my reviews

Nice piece of mellow lefty Italo-Yugoslavian agit-prop from the late 1960s. Victorious Allied troops face the daunting task of dealing with the aftermath of WWII. Canadian soldiers, led by a career-minded captain, are put in charge of an internment camp for captured Nazi soldiers. When the Nazis organize their little hovel in traditional teutonic fashion, their keepers are impressed. Things get weird quickly, however, when the Nazis desire to execute two soldiers for desertion.

One nice surprise: soundtrack courtesy of Ennio Morricone.

The DVD appears to be little more than a sloppy transfer from a bad videotape.


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