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White Tiger (2012)
"Belyy tigr" (original title)

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Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksey Vertkov ...
Naydenov
Vitaliy Kishchenko ...
Fedotov
Valeriy Grishko ...
Zhukov
Dmitriy Bykovskiy-Romashov ...
Smirnov (as Dmitriy Bykovskiy)
Gerasim Arkhipov ...
Sharipov
Aleksandr Vakhov ...
Kryuk
Vitaliy Dordzhiev ...
Berdyev
Vladimir Ilin ...
Nachalnik gospitalya
Karl Kranzkowski ...
Gitler (as Karl Krantskovski)
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Keytel (as Kristian Redl)
Klaus Grünberg ...
Shtumpf (as Klaus Gryunberg)
Vilmar Bieri ...
Frideburg (as Vilmar Biri)
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Nemetskiy tankist
Michael Schenk ...
Nemetskiy ofitser (as Maykl Shenk)
V. Chankin
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Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction.

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One of the wrecked tanks on the train, near the beginning, was a Britsh Matilda, of which about 1,000 were supplied to Russia. See more »

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WHITE TIGER (terrifying, invulnerable, powerful)
4 August 2013 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Hopefully this will clarify one reviewer's dismay about the Tank in WHITE TIGER. The Tank in question was indeed a real tank. Being a German Tiger I Tank, it was terrifying, powerful and, while not completely invulnerable, its vulnerable points were limited. Built for power and heavy armor in mind, it created a quite real fear among Allied Soldiers, known as "Tiger Fever". The Tiger I was conceived upon Hitler's special request. He wanted a "Super Tank" to outshine the Russian T-34, which is shown in the film. This is more of a Tank review than a Film review, but it suggests something that is rarely communicated in war movies: TERROR. Mangled and charred bodies have become commonplace in movies, and the gunplay has become nothing more than elevated pyrotechnics. While not wholly successful in displaying the full terror that men and women in these situations must have felt, WHITE TIGER is still a worthy film.


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