Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle. Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside.
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The film shows the heroic defense of the Brest Fortress, which had taken upon the first strike of German fascist invaders on June 22 1941. Story describes the events of the first days of the defense. The film tells about three main resistance zones, headed by the regiment commander, Pyotr Mikhailovich Gavrilov, the commissar Efim Moiseevich Fomin and the head of the 9th frontier outpost, Andrey Mitrofanovich Kizhevatov. Many years later veteran Alexander Akimov again and again recalls the memories of the time, when he, then a 15 year old Sasha Akimov was deeply in love with the beautiful Anya and suddenly found himself in the middle of the bloody events of war. Written by
When the Stukas bomb the fortress we can see them releasing their bombs at a very low altitude, at 50 meters for the best. This is impossible: the minimal altitude of releasing a bomb was 450-500 meters, and the pilot couldn't even pull the bomber up from this low. Also the bombs would be visible for the eye as they are not falling faster than the plane that released them, but we see nothing, just an explosion on the ground. See more »
This is one of the best east front movies I've seen since Zvezda, if not ever. Sure, it totally ignores the fact that just a few months before, the soviets invaded Poland and probably murdered most polish officers in Brest. Sure, it portrays all Soviets - even the NKVD officers - as nice (and funny) people, which probably wasn't the case. And of course all German soldiers are some kind of werewolves.
Still, it's a great movie. You'll get to know and love most of the characters, you'll suffer with them, you'll grieve with them.
Yes, it is a very Russian movie. Russian propaganda if you so will (from a Polish perspective). Still, one of the best ww2 movies ever, and a lot more realistic than certain American movies about American conscripts shooting down elite German SS soldiers as if it was a video game.
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