Epic Soviet era masterpiece depicting the unshakable bonds of love, friendship & duty amid the horror of war. Two friends-both officers-are in love with the same woman. Through the Russian ...
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Epic Soviet era masterpiece depicting the unshakable bonds of love, friendship & duty amid the horror of war. Two friends-both officers-are in love with the same woman. Through the Russian civil war to WWII, they fight and love and die. Won Best Picture.Written by
for a viewer from East can be a challenge. because it reminds many memories from a not very comfortable past. in same measure, it is a beautiful movie. and an useful short history of Soviet history. the heart of story is the friendship. the levels of life for three people in middle of the XX century events . this fact saves it. because , out of politics, wars and propaganda, it is a touching story about links between characters. a story about small things in fresh manner, almost courageous. it is not a surprise. maybe, only a classic. result of powerful cinema school, it reflects a long period in simple, at first sigh, manner. and that fact , the humor, the possibility to empathize with characters does it, after 42 years ago, in a new universe of ideals and politics order, useful. and a beautiful film.
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