During D-day several people become trapped while hiding in a bunker, when heavy shelling collapses it. They have plenty of food and water so they decide to wait for rescuers. And so they wait year, after year, after year.

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During D-day several people become trapped while hiding in a bunker, when heavy shelling collapses it. They have plenty of food and water so they decide to wait for rescuers. And so they wait year, after year, after year.

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Peter Sellers' best role.
14 January 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A true story about a group of allied P.O.W.s who become accidentally entombed deep underground in an inescapable concrete bunker. The place is stocked with enough food and candles to last the men for years, if necessary. Charles Aznavour is unforgettable as an Italian chess master slowly driven to quiet desperation. A terrifying psychological drama.


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