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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The German soldiers in the tank battalion were played by Romanian army officers. See more
In the scene where the two AWOL GI's first encounter the partisan and his wife, one of the soldiers cautiously holds the couple at gunpoint while trying to identify them. But as different angles are shown of this scene, the GI's pistol changes from a U.S. M1911A1 semi-automatic to a German P.38 semi-auto, then back to a U.S. M1911A1. See more
Ever wonder what this place was like before the war?
Ever wonder what you were like before the war?