About the film
based on novel or book world war ii stalingrad russian soldier 1940s
They Fought for Their Motherland
Release Date: November 01, 1975
|Director||:||Sergey Bondarchuk, Vladimir Dostal|
|Writers||:||Sergey Bondarchuk, Mikhail Sholokhov|
In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russian territory through the countryside, the soldiers show their companionship, sentiments, fears and heroism to defend their motherland.