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The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683 (2012)
"11 settembre 1683" (original title)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama, History  |  12 October 2012 (Poland)
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In the summer of 1683, 300,000 warriors of the Ottoman Empire began the siege of Vienna. The fall of the city would have opened the way to conquer Europe. On September 11. was the main battle between the Polish cavalry and the Turks.



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In the summer of 1683, 300,000 warriors of the Ottoman Empire began the siege of Vienna. The fall of the city would have opened the way to conquer Europe. On September 11. was the main battle between the Polish cavalry and the Turks.

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Rated R for war violence | See all certifications »

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12 October 2012 (Poland)  »

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Day of the Siege  »

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€12,000,000 (estimated)

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Marco D'Aviano: [Speaking to a mob] Enough. Stop! Enough! You weren't even born when he came to Aviano. In all these years he has done no harm to anyone. He is living proof that we can live together, respecting each other's faiths. We can live in peace with these people.
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5 December 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

not about politic or military victory but about force of faith. not about Vienna but about the Church. a film like a honest confession. not great, not impressive, not original. only a story about few people, a danger and the only solution for resist against it. result - not a bad movie but a different one. and it could be a surprise because not the low budget is its sin. the real cause - the chosen public. it is not a documentary and far to have the purpose to become a blockbuster. only to present a fruit of deep faith. that is all. so, it is not right to criticize it in serious manner. only see it without the ordinaries expectations for a historical film. and, maybe, it could represent an useful image about a fundamental episode from Europe past .

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