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Flashback (1969)

Heinz Prulier (Fred Robsahm) is a German soldier stationed as a sniper overlooking his own army from a tree. When he falls asleep, his troops are gone and he is left alone to defend the ... See full summary »

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Raffaele Andreassi
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Cast

Cast overview:
Fred Robsahm Fred Robsahm ... Heinz Prüller (as Fred Robsham)
Pilar Castel
Dada Gallotti Dada Gallotti
Sandra Dal Sasso Sandra Dal Sasso
Gianni Cavina Gianni Cavina
Antonietta Fiorito Antonietta Fiorito
Pietro Bonfiglioli Pietro Bonfiglioli
Gabriele Fornacioni Gabriele Fornacioni
Vittorio Gobbi Vittorio Gobbi
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Heinz Prulier (Fred Robsahm) is a German soldier stationed as a sniper overlooking his own army from a tree. When he falls asleep, his troops are gone and he is left alone to defend the incoming enemy invasion. Flashbacks recall his wartime experiences and his transition from a human being into a sadistic murderer and rapist. He encounters a prostitute and a giggling girl in this violent feature that reveals the deterioration of human values in the face of the grim realities of war. Written by Fraghera

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Drama | War

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | German

Release Date:

October 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Флэшбэк See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ascot, Cineraid See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Masterpiece from an underrated director
26 April 2010 | by danielamhultSee all my reviews

It is a shame that people need to die to get the attention they deserve. Raffaele Andreassi was a very good director. I have seen some of his documentaries and they are all very good but this movie is really something special, a true masterpiece! The plot is very unique. I have seen over 1000 movies but never something like this. It is a really different and brilliant World War 2 film. The originality makes this movie along with a storyline which isn't easy to figure out how it will end. Fred Robsham does a great job as Heinz, the German soldier and main character. The other actors do a very good job as well. This is a movie you should watch people. Rest in peace Raffaele!


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