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Escape from Afghanistan (2002)

R | | Action, War | Video 25 June 2002
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Barry Kushner
David Kheird
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Michael Karpinski
Ruben McCaffrey
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Where duty ends... Their battle battle for survival begins

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Flucht aus Afghanistan  »

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Not Great, But Interesting
28 March 2003 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

This is not a great film, but I enjoyed watching it. It was made in 1994, but it was "discovered" by Roger Corman in 2002, resulting in some makeshift English dubbing (of very poor quality) and a DVD release. It's not a masterpiece of film technique and the small budget shows, but its value is in showing a common soldier's view of the "Soviet Vietnam" in Afghanistan.


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