Set in March, 1945 during the battle known as "The last great killing ground in the west", RHINELAND tells the story of a young replacement thrown into an under-strength mine platoon. A burned-out lieutenant and a bitter sergeant are his only guides as he struggles to come to terms with the brutality of war during the final bloody months of World War II. Written by
1945 - The last great killing ground in the west.
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Did You Know?
After the film's premiere in July 2007, the late executive producer George Hickenlooper urged director Grega to submit the film to Sundance Film Festival. Hickenlooper and Grega carefully examined the film premiere version and decided to shoot more footage and re-shoot some of the key scenes in Missouri. Eventually Sundance still passed on it. See more