Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.
A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.
On the run and hiding in the deep forests of the then German occupied Poland and Belorussia (World War II), the four Bielski brothers find the impossible task of foraging for food and weapons for their survival. They live, not only with the fear of discovery, contending with neighboring Soviet partisans and knowing whom to trust but also take the responsibility of looking after a large mass of fleeing Polish Jews from the German war machine. Women, men, children, the elderly and the young alike are all hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold and unforgiving forests in the darkest times of German occupied Eastern Europe. Written by
At the very beginning of the movie (around 40 seconds in), after the "Germany occupies Belarussia" information, there is a shot of a column vehicles entering the bridge. This is an excerpt from the Nazi war film chronicles ("UfA-Tonwoche") from September 1939. It shows Adolf Hitler's visit to the conquered Polish city of Gdynia, Poland's pre-WWII biggest military and merchant harbor. Specifically, it is the moment when Hitler's convertible car crosses overpass on the way to the harbor part of the city. See more »
The movie talks about Israel several times, but even though the modern nation of Israel wasn't officially founded until 1948, the Jews have always referred to themselves collectively as Israel in reference to the ancient Israelite kingdom and their ancestry. See more »
Cheap&Tacky rip off the phenomenally thought provoking film 'COME AND SEE'!!
The beautifully well acted European film 'Come and See' is what this film aspires to be.Instead it comes across as tacky, cheap and badly acted.It has that cheap American tackiness to it i.e over played machismo, cringey one liners that aren't funny, trying really hard to be emotional but coming across as wooden and so forth..
Bottom line is the film is a complete tapping your fingers thinking of lunch.. bore.Nothing much happens except for running around in a forest and lots of close ups of Daniel Craig's face.He actually looks like a German SS! Bad casting.
The gaggle of Jews are so stereotyped it's embarrassing, bordering on offensive. The film tries to be emotional and deep by playing LOTS and LOTS of sad violin music in the forest !!
Like a lot of American films on IMDb with big name Hollywood actors ,the masses rate them highly, a lot of people just generally have low levels of intelligence when it comes to films, music etc.., so they're easily satisfied by what APPEARS to be a deep, intelligent film.Films that actually do have amazing acting, writing, directing etc are rated low on IMDb! Mind boggles!
Best thing about this film are the few shots of Daniel Craig s handsome backside in trousers:)
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