A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of enthusiasm for the "blood and honor" Nazi ideology, stay to defend the useless bridge.
They look for love in a world of violence!
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This film has a 100% rating based on 9 critic reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. See more
The action takes place within a couple of days in the late spring of 1945 as the US forces were moving through Bavaria. However, the trees clearly show their late Autumn remaining foliage, instead of spring buds and new leaves. See more
They're all filthy!
What did you say?
All girls are filthy!
Your Franziska too!
An English dubbed version was released in the USA in 1963. See more
Featured in Loriots 80. Geburtstag