They Fought for Their Motherland

TitleThey Fought for Their Motherland
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1975
AuthorsBondarchuk, Sergei
Running Time137 minutes
Date Released1975
DistributorMosfilm
CountrySoviet Union
Publication LanguageRussian
Abstract

In July 1942, a rearguard of the Red Army protects a Don River bridgehead as the Germans drive toward Stalingrad. The film portrays the beauty of human companionship and the natural landscape to contrast the brutalities of war. 

Cast

Vasilii Shukshin

Viacheslov Tikhonov

Sergei Bondarchuk

Georgii Burkov

Yurii Nikulin

Ivan Labikov

Nikolai Gubenko

Credits

screenplay: Sergei Bondarchuk

novel: Mikhail Shokolov

music: Viacheslov Ovchinnikov

cinematography: Vadim Yusov

production design: Feliks Yasiukevich

Genre

War, Drama

Translated TitleThey Fought for Their Motherland
Alternate TitleThey Fought for Their Country
Original PublicationOni srazhalis za rodinu
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