A World War II era Soviet war film, focusing on the role of the Red Navy rather than land forces, and reviving the 1920s concept of the collective hero.
Mighty Epic of Sevastopol
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Did You Know?
This nearly all-Russian war film, about the defense of the Russian navy port of Sevastopol during WW2, had to be shot at the Georgian Film Studio in Tblisi, to which the Leningrad directing team of Iosif Kheifits
and Aleksandr Zarkhy, along with their Russian cast and crew, had been evacuated. Leningrad had been surrounded and seized by the Germans. See more