Join a young but seasoned Russian Officer and his Platoon from the last street-battles of Berlin to the long journey to the far east, to face a new battlefront. Made for Russian TV, it doesn't lack from a shoestring budged, the actors are well picked, the stories of some individual soldiers from all walks of life, are convincing. The love story between the officer and a young German girl offer some surprising chemistry. Using the "Gray Shadow" to tell the long long train - ride of about 6000 miles, it will surprise the viewer of what can happen along the way. It's all there, tragedy, revenge, love, impersonations and improvisations under oft most dramatic circumstances. For Viewers who like historical battle scenarios, the first hour of the movie will cater to them, the remainder of the movie is a mixture of drama, comedy, adventure and tragedy. It captures the period and mindset, it creates the mood of ambiance as you would have been there, Veterans will love it.
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