Western Europe, 1945. The gentle, thoughtful, and sensitive Losey and the mean, base, and vicious Deming are two radically contrasting American soldiers who desert their platoons during the final days of World War II. The pair stumble across a ragtag group of orphans who have been trained as ruthless killers. The two soldiers, the orphans, and the two adults who serve as surrogate parents to the children are forced to make a desperate stand against a Nazi tank battalion who have them trapped inside an old crumbling building.
In War The Only Glory Is Survival.
January 2004 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Antimetopoi me tin Kolasi
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Writer/director Jeff Burr
provided most of the budget of this film from his own money. See more
One of the AWOL soldiers is a paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division. He wears the correct airborne-style helmet, which has a chin cup and extra reinforcing straps. The other GI is a regular ground infantryman whose helmet should have a standard, simple strap with no chin cup. However, he too is wearing an airborne helmet. See more
Ever wonder what this place was like before the war?
Ever wonder what you were like before the war?