Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever?

TitleStalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever?
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1959
AuthorsWisbar, Frank
Running Time97 minutes
Date Released04/1959
DistributorDeutsche Film Hansa
CountryWest Germany
Publication LanguageGerman

This West German film uses the Battle of Stalingrad in World War II to convey an anti-war and anti-Nazi message. Lieutenant Wisse battles with his new commander over war strategies. Wisse begins to question the war and his commitment to Nazi ideology as he witnesses the costs of battle on his soldiers and the citizens of Stalingrad.


Joachim Hansen

Wilhelm Borchert

Peter Carsten


Produced by Alf Teichs

Directed by Frank Wisbar

Written by Fritz Wöss, Frank Wisbar, Frank Dimen, and Heinz Schröter

Cinematography by Helmut Ashley

Edited by Martha Dübber

Music by Herbert Windt


War, Drama

Alternate TitleDogs, do you want to live forever?
Original PublicationHunde, wollt ihr ewig leben
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