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Panfilov's 28 (2016)

Dvadtsat vosem panfilovtsev (original title)
In November 1941, remaining squad of Soviet soldiers must stop a column of Nazi Germany tanks.

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Andrey Shalopa
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Credited cast:
Maksim Abrosimov Maksim Abrosimov
Sergey Agafonov Sergey Agafonov ... Bezrodnykh
Pavel Aseev Pavel Aseev
Ivan Batarev Ivan Batarev ... Komandir artillerii
Maksim Belborodov Maksim Belborodov ... Kaleynikov (as Maksim Pavlov)
Aziz Beyshenaliev Aziz Beyshenaliev ... Leytenant Bulatov
Andrey Bodrenkov Andrey Bodrenkov ... Shadrin
Nikita Chuzhmarov Nikita Chuzhmarov ... Leytenant
Sergey Danilchuk Sergey Danilchuk
Mikhail Dernov Mikhail Dernov
Kim Druzhinin Kim Druzhinin ... Kozhebergenov
Evgeniy Dudinkov Evgeniy Dudinkov ... Ryadovoy
Ivan Efremov ... Mitchenko
Anton Filipenko Anton Filipenko ... Trofimov
Konstantin Fisenko Konstantin Fisenko ... Komandir nemetskoy artillerii
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USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of Panifilov's Twenty-Eight, a group of twenty-eight soldiers of the Red Army's 316th Rifle Division, under the command of General Ivan Panfilov, that stopped the advance on Moscow of a column of fifty-four Nazi tanks of the 11th Panzer Division for several days. Though armed only with standard issue Mosin-Nagant infantry rifles and DP and PM-M1910 machine guns, all useless against tanks, and with wholly inadequate RPG-40 anti-tank grenades and PTRD-41 anti-tank rifles, they fought tirelessly and defiantly, with uncommon bravery and unwavering dedication, to protect Moscow and their Motherland.

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Taglines:

"Velika Rossiya, a otstupat nekuda! Pozadi Moskva!" V. Klochkov, politruk ("Russia is vast, yet there is nowhere to retreat! Moscow is behind us!" V. Klochkov, commissar)

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Action | Drama | History | War

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Trivia

Almost all the tanks in this movie are 1:16 highly detailed models, combined with outdoor footage. However, for the scenes inside the tank, a full scale model of tank internals was built. Also, one tank was a 1:1 size model, built for the movie from scratch. See more »

Goofs

The soldiers mention an unnamed Japanese drama, which is obviously the film Seven Samurai. Made in 1954.

They also mention the 1960 US remake, released 1960. See more »

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Best Russian modern film about WW2
30 November 2016 | by nasstyangelSee all my reviews

This film is about ordinary heroes and simple feat. It ordinary people protect what they hold dear, in the main it the memory of ancestors, whose feat gave us life.

Many talk about the doubts about the feat, talk about the propaganda that that there is no talking teapots and assistants of the protagonist, and no hysterical howls of frightened people here warriors, soldiers came to protect your home. People have taken the path of the world's evil and safely carry out their work in the face of true death.

In conclusion to quote one of the characters: Now all the heroes, because the time is.


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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian | English

Release Date:

24 November 2016 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Panfilov's 28 See more »

Filming Locations:

St. Petersburg, Russia See more »

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Budget:

$1,700,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,457,240
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Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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