Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ... See full summary »
Randall William Cook
A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia.
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Stunning WWII flying sequences as the Soviet Air Force battles the Luftwaffe. Veteran Russian pilots teach their new recruits about life, death & love. When the older men fly into battle, ... See full summary »
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Two soldiers are tasked with deciding the fate of a terrorist with a single push of a button. As the action plays out in real time, their window to use a deadly military drone on the target... See full summary »
Beginning of WWII. Zinaida, a Russian woman, is taken prisoner by the Germans and sent to Auschwitz concentration camp together with several other women. She is imprisoned with her baby son, Gena, who is learning to walk and takes his first steps in the snow, in the concentration camp. They spend a few years together in the camp until they are separated, first within Auschwitz itself, then, for good, when the Germans are losing the war and decide to evacuate.
A relatively simple story, but full of substance. Sober treatment of facts. A film that shows, through a personal story, how tragic and devastating the war was, with the loss of loved ones. A film to watch and to remember, if only to see what other people had to go through and (some) managed to survive.
Astounding acting by the main characters, Lyudmila Kasatkina as Zinaida, Slava Astakhov as Gena, and Tadeusz Borowsky. Very moving, powerful acting.
Difficult to watch this film without shedding tears, it really touches one's heart. Similar effect to Polansky's The Pianist, if you have seen that.
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