Stalingrad

Stalingrad

DVD - 1992 | German
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In the spring of 1942, German troops advanced deep into the Soviet Union en route to Stalingrad. Hitler seriously misjudged the tenacity of the Red Army and was convinced that the city could be conquered before winter. Ordinarily foot soldiers, inadequately clothed and without sufficient food, struggled just to stay alive.
Publisher: [Place of production not identified] : Royal Film - Bavaria Films - B.A. -Perathon Produktion, ©1992.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (138 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm.
video file, DVD, rda
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C20T11 Mar 26, 2016

Excellent Version from all the Different ones I've seen.!

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vuhnehsuh
Jan 08, 2016

Watch this movie in German, don't even bother with the English dubbing.

But I would like to add that this film is a must see for WW2 buffs. I know some of the acting and fighting scenes aren't exactly "Saving Private Ryan", but I like seeing the Germans perspective of the war. This film really shows the corruption of those in charge in the German army, and the harsh environment they had to fight in. The scene that really stood out was when German soldiers tried to save a Russian boy.

The film is a bit long, and dragged on a lot during the middle hence why I only gave 3.5 stars.

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akirakato
Aug 06, 2015

This is a 1993 war drama directed by Joseph Vilsmaier.
A group of German soldiers enjoy leave in Cervo, Liguria, Italy after fighting in North Africa.
Then they are transferred to Russia, where they ultimately find themselves participants in the Battle of Stalingrad.
The film's epilogue gives some stark statistics for the Battle for Stalingrad.
More than a million people were killed in action, starved or froze to death.
Out of the Sixth Army's 260,000 men, 91,000 were taken prisoner.
Out of those, only 6,000 returned home years later.
I think this battle was the most pitifull and foolish battle of all Hitler had commanded.

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pierref
Jul 03, 2015

The same comments appear for both the 1996 German film and the 2014 Russian film. They are two different films!

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MattPellerin
Jan 14, 2014

A wonderful European war movie. Don't go into this expecting some Hollywood blockbuster akin to Saving Private Ryan. No big explosions or Die Hard-esque action scenes.This is exactly what it sounds like, a European war film depicting the battle of Stalingrad from the perspective of the average German trooper. Will be very enjoyable to the average history buff or if you're familiar with Euro cinema

8.5/10

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tj_is_cool
Sep 30, 2013

Could be a much better war movie.

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0cho
Jul 13, 2013

It was OK. The dubbing was terrible with the voices the choose. Really ruined the movie.

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twistedweather
May 14, 2013

great film! fairly historically accurate!
a must for WW2 history buffs

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