6.8/10
403
6 user 5 critic

Ballada o bombere (2011)

The Bomber (2011) / (Russian language title: Ballada o Bombere) Storyline During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(short story), (screenplay)
Reviews
3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Storming Juno (TV Movie 2010)
History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Docudrama retelling the Canadian assault of Juno Beach on D-Day, as told via reenactment and through interviews with those who were there.

Director: Tim Wolochatiuk
Stars: Benjamin Muir, Kevin Walker, Craig Cyr
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Set in Northern Italy during the last embers of the war, the beleaguered vanguard of Axis forces suffer daily bombings and the constant threat of attack from local partisans. Tempers begin ... See full summary »

Director: Ari Taub
Stars: Daniel Asher, C.J. Barkus, Gianluca Bianco
Menschen (2013)
Short | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

It is discovered that kid has power to make nearby people's heads bleed.

Director: Sarah R. Lotfi
Stars: Dan Cheatham, Connor Long, Alex Riegelmann
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The Wereth Eleven retraces the steps eleven black GI's from the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion took when their unit was overrun by Germans at the start of the Battle of the Bulge. Their 10... See full summary »

Director: Robert Child
Stars: Ken Arnold, Corey Reynolds, Al Stone
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A documentary that chronicles four years in the lives of childhood friends as they enter a faraway war.

Director: Heather Courtney
Action | History | War

Five miles above the earth and deep behind enemy lines, eleven men inside a bomber known as the "Flying Fortress" fight for their lives against swarms of enemy German fighters. Inspired by true events.

Director: Rick Jacobson
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Three teenagers risk their lives when they commit treason to spread the truth in Nazi Germany. Based on the true story of the Helmuth Hubener group, the youngest German resistance fighters in World War II.

Director: Kathryn Lee Moss
Stars: Joseph Paul Branca, Caleb Jenson, Dashiell Wolf
War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Cross of Steel is a World War II documentary like no other. The Film follows the war from the German Soldiers perspective and endeavours to depict an unbiased point of view. With no ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Shilling
Stars: Steven Shilling, Chris Wells, Kathryn Andrew
War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

War is declared and Britain must take action against Nazi Germany if Europe is going to be saved from its ruthless clutches. Determined to beat the enemy Flt. Office Earl Kirk, a young ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher-Lee dos Santos
Stars: Nicholas Van Der Bijl, Andre Frauenstein, Brad Backhouse
Leningrad (2009)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Buravskiy
Stars: Mira Sorvino, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Olga Sutulova
Angely voyny (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

World War II. Nazi-occupied Ukraine. Germans set up a camp called "Hope", a site of medical experiments on children. Twins are designated as experimental subjects. So when one of the twins,... See full summary »

Stars: Aleksey Shemes, Bogdan Benyuk, Natalya Buzko
Ballada o bombere (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Stars: Nikita Efremov, Ekaterina Astakhova, Aleksandr Davydov
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Nikita Efremov ...
Kapitan Andrey Grivtsov
Ekaterina Astakhova ...
Katya
Aleksandr Davydov ...
Starshiy leytenant Georgiy Linko
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Grigoriy
Nina Antonova
Egor Barinov ...
Mayor Deryabin
Taras Denisenko ...
Doznavatel
Evgeniy Efremov ...
Koval
...
Lena
Alexander Fuchs ...
Adyutant Kholta (as Aleksandr Fuks)
Igor Gnezdilov ...
Karchin
Yuriy Gurev ...
Fomich
Andrey Gusev ...
Pavel Nosov
Aleksandr Ignatusha ...
Politsay
Sergey Kalantay ...
Mayor fon Lippe
Edit

Storyline

The Bomber (2011) / (Russian language title: Ballada o Bombere) Storyline During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved radio operator Katya miraculously survive. Another survivor is flight navigator Linko, who ejected from the plane. Each of them has to find his way and perform military tasks, return to his own forces and simply to stay alive. The situation becomes more complicated because of an act of sabotage, which has been committed before their take-off at the aerodrome. Honest Grivtsov gets on the bad side of the colonel of SMERSH by defending his friends. Instead of being granted a medal "Star" for his 100th flight, he is pronounced a traitor and is to be executed. Written by FILM.UA Group

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Now their life is at stake

Genres:

Action | Drama | War

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

26 June 2012 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Bomber  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(DTS 5.1)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The squadron is flying the Tupolev Tu-2 bomber. It is considered by many authorities to be one of the best high-speed medium bombers of WWII, easily rivaling other comparable contemporary bombers, such as the Junkers Ju-88 flown by the Nazis. Designed by Andrey Tupolev in the late 1930s when he was a political prisoner, its success is credited as one of the factors that led to his early release in 1944. See more »

Goofs

The main plot device, the deployment of a V-2 rocket to hit Moscow, fails because of several factors. It is implied that the story takes place during the summer of 1943. The V-2 was still undergoing tests, and the first offensive use was in September, 1944, a year after the appearance in the movie. Besides, with a range of 320 km, it wouldn't have been able to reach Moscow, which is about 620 km from the Bobruisk area. See more »

Connections

Edited from Ballada o bombere (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
some may dislike Russian subtitles and the fact its 3 hours long.. I didn't!
9 January 2013 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I'm also extremely surprised to see such a low rating on this film; I thought it was fantastic. I may not have watched it if I had seen its IMDb rating before hand, especially since I'm not usually a fan of long-winded films. Whilst maybe It was merely a 9/10 in my eyes, I've given it a deserving 10/10 to boost its ranking.

Set during world war 2, this action packed, 3 hour long, Russian war-time love story was originally meant to be a high budget Russian TV series. For those of you like me who struggle watching long films, I suggest splitting the film in two or three parts of thoroughly enjoyable viewing.

p.s If you're unsure, I suggest you ignore rating!


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Ballada o bombere (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?