Set in the Libyan Desert in WW2 a battalion of Czech soldiers face the siege of Tobruk.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan Meduna ...
Private Jiri Pospíchal
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Private Jan Lieberman
Robert Nebrenský ...
Corporal Kohák
Michal Novotný ...
Private Ruzicka
Martin Nahálka ...
Sergeant Borný
Matús Krátky ...
Private Janický
Krystof Rímský ...
Private Kutina
Petr Lnenicka ...
Private Sajda
Andrej Polák ...
Private Dunda
Petr Stach ...
Private Dubálek
Radim Fiala ...
Lieutenant Halík
Matej Hádek ...
Redhead
Karel Klinovsky ...
Battalion Commander
Petr Halberstadt ...
Battalion Doctor
Petr Vrsek ...
Battalion Chaplain
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Set in the Libyan Desert in WW2 a battalion of Czech soldiers face the siege of Tobruk.

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4 September 2008 (Slovakia)  »

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La bataille de Tobrouk  »

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CZK 80,000,000 (estimated)
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Clips from this film are used in 'Desert War', a two-part television documentary, broadcast on ABC television in Australia in April/May 2013. See more »

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Referenced in Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 23 February 2010 (2010) See more »

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About some action near Tobruk and nothing like the "Battle of"
5 July 2011 | by (Seinäjoki, Finland) – See all my reviews

This narrow insight into the famous battle of the North African Campaign during the Second World War could just leave you cold. Agreed, there generally aren't too many productions about the (Czecho)Slovakian participation in the war but I have to say that Dark Blue World was simply the better and the more interesting movie. Maybe I was just too much disappointed by the advertising of the film that promised to consider the whole battle but this film presented only very small portion of the action. More highlighted were some shocking twists of a runaway soldier, which maybe have a fair anti-war purpose but then the movie should have had entirely a different name than "Tobruk". Avoid this if you want to see a film about the battle of Tobruk; and watch this if you were looking for a film about war in bare bones.


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