MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,525 this week

The Battle of Sutjeska (1973)
"Sutjeska" (original title)

 -  Drama | War  -  3 July 1973 (Yugoslavia)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 678 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 2 critic

Movie, one of the most exepensive in the history of former Yugoslavia, is made for the 30th anniversary of Battle of Sutjeska - the toughest battle Yugoslav Partizans had to fight in WWII.

Director:

Writers:

(additional material), , 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 01 Jan 2011
 
a list of 452 titles
created 07 Oct 2012
 
a list of 318 titles
created 04 Dec 2012
 
list image
a list of 126 titles
created 18 Feb 2013
 
a list of 93 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Battle of Sutjeska (1973)

The Battle of Sutjeska (1973) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Battle of Sutjeska.
5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ljuba Tadic ...
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic ...
Nikola
...
Borina majka
Milena Dravic ...
Vera
Bert Sotlar ...
Barba
Boris Dvornik ...
Dalmatinac
Rade Markovic ...
Rados
Ljubisa Samardzic ...
Stanojlo ... topdzija s konjem
Milan Puzic ...
Clan glavnog staba
Nikola-Kole Angelovski ...
Stanojlov pomagac (as Kole Angelovski)
Stole Arandjelovic ...
Pop
Relja Basic ...
Captain Stewart
Branko Spoljar ...
Clan glavnog staba
Petar Banicevic ...
Captain Deakin / Sinkronizira Tita
Edit

Storyline

Movie, one of the most exepensive in the history of former Yugoslavia, is made for the 30th anniversary of Battle of Sutjeska - the toughest battle Yugoslav Partizans had to fight in WWII. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The True Story See more »

Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

3 July 1973 (Yugoslavia)  »

Also Known As:

The Battle of Sutjeska  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Richard Burton met with the real Josip Broz Tito, whom he greatly admired, and agreed to play him in a favorable light in this film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Cinema Komunisto (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Highly watchable WW2 drama
28 December 2004 | by (leeds UK) – See all my reviews

If you have an interest in WW2 and especially movies related to that conflict, this might make an interesting change from the usual Hollywood epics from the 60's. I had to see this having been impressed with 'The Battle on the River Neretva', another entertaining and well produced 70's film from the former Yugoslavia. I've also seen some poor Italian efforts that generally lack decent direction and are half-baked cash-ins on the Hollywood epics they attempt to imitate (there are a few decent ones). Like 'Neretva' you can tell this was made in a former communist country with an emphasis on the common struggle, with sentiment sometimes contrived and also overbearing a little too much (a few scenes are genuinely moving). However, this is a story told with much truth, and the braveness and courage of the Yugoslavian resistance to the Nazi's is nothing to mock. As a story it's a little too episodic but is nevertheless a gripping watch. What's impressive also is the budget involved, you'd seriously struggle to find any WW2 movie with as many extras as this (and 'Neretva') and the props (vehicles, weaponry etc) are all excellent for this era. The direction is fine (not exceptional), the scenery is fantastic. Burton as Tito is pretty stiff, he plays the man as if he were being portrayed in a propaganda description (probably exactly what was required) and the other actors are generally all good. Overall this is a highly entertaining film and deserves a better fate as it portrays one of the lesser known struggles of WW2. Not that easy to find, here in the UK it was released on tape in the early 80's (The fairly rare Videomedia label, same as 'Neretva') with a bright, decent quality, slightly letterboxed print. Maybe a DVD will surface that's not just a rip from tape!! One fault with this UK release was the fact the subtitles are missing from the German speaking scenes, a shame, but it doesn't spoil the film too much.


17 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Film is in English or Serbo-Croat? move_it
Discuss The Battle of Sutjeska (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?