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Flashback (1969)

 -  Drama | War  -  October 1969 (USA)
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Heinz Prulier (Fred Robsahm) is a German soldier stationed as a sniper overlooking his own army from a tree. When he falls asleep, his troops are gone and he is left alone to defend the ... See full summary »

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Fred Robsahm ...
Heinz Prüller (as Fred Robsham)
Pilar Castel
Dada Gallotti
Sandra Dal Sasso
Gianni Cavina
Antonietta Fiorito
Pietro Bonfiglioli
Gabriele Fornacioni
Vittorio Gobbi
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Heinz Prulier (Fred Robsahm) is a German soldier stationed as a sniper overlooking his own army from a tree. When he falls asleep, his troops are gone and he is left alone to defend the incoming enemy invasion. Flashbacks recall his wartime experiences and his transition from a human being into a sadistic murderer and rapist. He encounters a prostitute and a giggling girl in this violent feature that reveals the deterioration of human values in the face of the grim realities of war. Written by Fraghera

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The summit of mankind
14 January 2013 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure if it's the brilliant acting. Or the masterpiece story. This is mine, and should too be everyone else's, favourite movie. Every little bit of it generates shivers due to the extraordinarity and innovation of the movie. Both the actor, the scriptwriter, the director and everyone else behind this masterpiece are true masterminds. Weren't it for them, humanity would have been short of what defines it. If something is to be shown to later generations to define what mankind has achieved before them it would most certainly be this movie. Anything else would be blasphemy.

This is what the Voyager Probe should have carried with it to space, because it is

THE SUMMIT OF HUMANITY


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