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Brother's War (2009)

R  |   |  History, War  |  26 May 2009 (USA)
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The story is set in the latter days of World War 2, against the backdrop of fierce combat on the eastern front. Brother's War is based on real events. The western Allies push into Germany ... See full summary »

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Col. Petrov
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Anton
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Anna
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NKVD Officer
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Lt. Ivanov
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Emil
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Friedrich
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Gestapo Officer
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Sergie
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Zindrowski
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German Prisoner #1
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German Sergeant
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The story is set in the latter days of World War 2, against the backdrop of fierce combat on the eastern front. Brother's War is based on real events. The western Allies push into Germany and the Red Army fights its way towards Berlin. Churchill is worried about Russia's post-war plans for Europe but must not endanger the increasingly threatened alliance between the west and Russia. A British military officer attached to the Red Army discovers a Russian war crime against the Polish government in exile and is seized by Stalin's feared intelligence service. He finds unexpected help from an enemy and fellow prisoner, a German Captain. They discover a common bond in Freemasonry and are bound by honor, oath and secrets. They are joined by Anna, a beautiful Polish nurse cast adrift on the tides of war. The three are pursued by A ruthless Russian commander through Germany carrying a secret that can change the outcome of the world and the fate of millions. Brother's War was produced with ... Written by Tino Struckmann

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Enemy At The Gates Meets The Man Who Would Be King. During the Final days

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Rated R for war violence | See all certifications »
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After changing into a Russian uniform to make his escape, Major Pearman (Hugh Daly),can be seen(in various shots), wearing a tan Russian side cap. The hat disappears and reappears throughout the escape. (These scenes were shot in three different locations over four months.) See more »

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Ignore the negative reviews
27 December 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am disgusted by the negative reviews. I enjoy watching WW2 films and there are not that many new ones being produced, so we should congratulate Tino Struckmann, who also plays the main German, for making films about this genre. Obviously, they are on a tight budget, but not everyone has Spielberg's millions and access to major Hollywood capital. Giving ratings like 2 out of 10 means that other small budget films about WW2 are unlikely to be attempted which would be a tremendous loss. They have done their best with the resources available and if you don't like it, please only watch Hollywood blockbusters again with famous stars whose individual salary demands will be more than all the money paid to the whole cast of this.


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