WAR

Local Engagement

The New Year’s eve of 1944. A group of soviet soldiers under the command of a young inexperienced second lieutenant is quartered in a small village deep behind the frontline. The Nazis have never been seen here, and so the appearance of SS commandos is out the blue…

Lieutenant

1941, July. Young lieutenant Suvorov arrives in his regiment. But just in a day there will be no regiment, no commanders… The lieutenant and his small group of soldiers come to an abandoned village where only few people are left, and among them there is a schoolteacher with children. Suvorov is quite sure that the …

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Aside From The War

A concert troupe comes to the front line and there an actress meets the man she was in love with many years ago. Gromov is an ordinary infantry captain, “cannon fodder”. He knows that in a few hours an offensive will start and his battalion will be the first to meet the enemy. Captain orders …

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Demoted

1943. A young platoon commander refuses to follow an order of frontal attack; he doesn’t want to send his soldiers against the enemy machine-guns and get them killed. A battalion commander rips off his shoulder straps and sends him to the military tribunal. But the war is everywhere and the demoted officer and his escorts …

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