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Georgi Zhzhyonov ...
Bessonov
Anatoliy Kuznetsov ...
Vesnin
Vadim Spiridonov ...
Deyev
Boris Tokarev ...
Lt. Nikolai Kuznetsov
Nikolay Eryomenko ...
Lt. Volodya Drozdovsky
Tamara Sidelnikova ...
Tanya
Ara Babadzhanyan ...
Lt. Davlatyan
Yuriy Nazarov ...
Ukhanov
Aleksei Pankin ...
Chubarikov
Valentin Grachyov ...
Nechayev
Konstantin Tyrtov ...
Rubin
Aleksandr Kavalerov ...
Sergunenkov
Bolot Beyshenaliev ...
Kasymov
Igor Ledogorov ...
Col. Osin
Kh. Shvejts ...
Maj. Titkov
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In November, 1942, near the Volga, Stanlingrad is under siege of Commander Friederich Paulus and his 330,000 men. The Russian high command unleashes an operation to protect the Mishkova River to avoid that about four hundred tanks join Paulus' army. The Soviet artillery soldiers protect their position with their lives in a bloodshed with few survivors. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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4 December 1972 (Soviet Union)  »

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The Hot Snow  »

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Bloodshed on Mishkova River
5 June 2010 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In November, 1942, near the Volga, Stanlingrad is under siege of Commander Friederich Paulus and his 330,000 men. The Russian high command unleashes an operation to protect the Mishkova River to avoid that about four hundred tanks join Paulus' army. The Soviet artillery soldiers protect their position with their lives in a bloodshed with few survivors.

"Goryachiy Sneg" a.k.a. "Burning Snow" is a is a Soviet war movie based on one of the bloodiest battles ever. The screenplay is irregular with good battle scenes but a little confused regarding the motivations of the characters specially the leaders of the operation. The romance between Lt. Nikolai Kuznetsov and Nurse Tanya is kind of silly and only a diversion in the lead story. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Neve Ardente" ("Ardent Snow")


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