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Panfilov's 28 (2016)

Dvadtsat vosem panfilovtsev (original title)
USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Maksim Abrosimov
Sergey Agafonov ...
Bezrodnykh
Pavel Aseev
Ivan Batarev ...
Komandir artillerii
Maksim Belborodov ...
Kaleynikov (as Maksim Pavlov)
Aziz Beyshenaliev ...
Leytenant Bulatov
Andrey Bodrenkov ...
Shadrin
Sergey Danilchuk
Mikhail Dernov
Kim Druzhinin ...
Kozhebergenov
Evgeniy Dudinkov ...
Ryadovoy
Ivan Efremov ...
Mitchenko
Anton Filipenko ...
Trofimov
Konstantin Fisenko ...
Komandir nemetskoy artillerii
Oleg Fyodorov ...
Starshina Shemyakin
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USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of Panifilov's Twenty-Eight, a group of twenty-eight soldiers of the Red Army's 316th Rifle Division, under the command of General Ivan Panfilov, that stopped the advance on Moscow of a column of fifty-four Nazi tanks of the 11th Panzer Division for several days. Though armed only with standard issue Mosin-Nagant infantry rifles and DP and PM-M1910 machine guns, all useless against tanks, and with wholly inadequate RPG-40 anti-tank grenades and PTRD-41 anti-tank rifles, they fought tirelessly and defiantly, with uncommon bravery and unwavering dedication, to protect Moscow and their Motherland.

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"Velika Rossiya, a otstupat nekuda! Pozadi Moskva!" V. Klochkov, politruk ("Russia is vast, yet there is nowhere to retreat! Moscow is behind us!" V. Klochkov, commissar)

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Action | Drama | History | War

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24 November 2016 (Russia)  »

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$1,700,000 (estimated)
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Originally fund raising on the movie was carried out by means of crowd funding, and finally the collected sum has made 34 746 062 RUR. See more »

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Amazing piece of cinematography
27 November 2016 | by (Estonia) – See all my reviews

Amazing movie! The story is simple, close to ascetic. It might be not what you used to hear/see, but it is served to you marvelously! Every single scene is a piece of cinematography art. The preparation work is extraordinary. Attention to every detail is exceptional, though this is not merely a reconstruction, but a full war drama, based on real events. Visual impression is extremely engaging. Simply put, You will be one of them. Sound is convincing, giving the audience the effect of being right there on the spot. Though in this case you wouldn't have heard the music, which is excellent too. I am not sure if all the dialogues in the movie will be (or could be) interpreted into English (or other language in your Country) adequately, but I hope so. Wish you enjoy this masterpiece like I did.


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