Oni srazhalis za rodinu / They Fought for Their Country

TitleOni srazhalis za rodinu / They Fought for Their Country
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1975
AuthorsBondarchuk, Sergei
Running Time2h 17min
Date Released05/22/1975
CountrySoviet Union
Publication LanguageRussian

They Fought for Their Country is a 1975 Soviet war film based on the eponymous novel written by Mikhail Sholokhov, first published in 1959.  In July 1942, exhausted Russian troops vow to prevent the advancing German army from taking Stalingrad. The film portrays the beauty of human companionship and the natural landscape to contrast the brutalities of war. 

Original PublicationОни сражались за Родину
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