Witzland cuts Irina free; she reveals she was a German collaborator, and both bond in their despair and disillusionment. Alternative movies trailers for Stalingrad More movie trailers, teasers, and clips from Stalingrad:. The setting, the character portraits, the acting, the combat, the snow, the cold, the despair. Both are easy to read and contain no obvious spelling or grammatical errors. English linking narration; some interesting behind the scenes footage, but not a lot else. I do not like things crawling on me and biting me.
Sound Re-Recording Mixer Crew Jirí Berger Pyrotechnician Crew Jaroslav Kolman Pyrotechnician Crew Václav Kuba Pyrotechnician Crew Martin Kulhánek Pyrotechnician Crew Ludek Smolik Pyrotechnician Crew Roman Tudzaroff Pyrotechnician Crew Petr Drozda Stunt Coordinator Crew Jaroslav Tomsa Stunt Coordinator Camera Emil Sirotek Jr. Witzlan is, as the privates discover now, a very humane person. The humidity is awful and I can see why many soldiers went bonkers. Musk leads an assault on a factory, which results in heavy casualties and Witzland's platoon being surrounded in a decrepit building. Here is an excellent link, should you read German.
The extras are limited in comparison to European releases, which however do not have English subtitles. This display device has not been calibrated. The battle and its aftermath are horrible. As a matter of fact his subordinates learn to respect him a lot. It manages to combine very intimate portraits of five soldiers, intense infantry combat, the depiction of a grueling climate and one of the biggest miscalculations of Hitler. They know the Führer says it is crucial and they have to trust him on that but first voices can be heard that doubt the decision-making of their command. I reviewed the two part movie with Robert Carlyle recently Hitler The Rise of Evil that will give you a very good idea of the man himself.
His men rescue him, and Emigholtz is found severely wounded by an explosive trap; they take him to a crowded , where Emigholtz dies. As men die and are killed, the survivors must question their humanity, make their own choices and try to stay alive. Detail is good, blacks solid and shadow detail fine. One of the best war movies ever, one of my Top 10 as well. Stalingrad is a spectacular looking, confronting war film. Here is another Miller link in English. This display device has a maximum native resolution of 1080p.
As the rest of the men gorge themselves, a deluded and dying Musk tries to rally them to rejoin the fighting. It can get very cold. Irina offers to help Witzland and Reiser avoid capture, but while trudging through the snow they are shot at by the Soviets; Irina is killed and Witzland is mortally wounded. They rejoin the others in the shelter, where they find Musk suffering from severe. For English speakers, our Region 4 release is the pick. But start with the movie. It always looks authentic; the dirt, the blood, the mud, the rubble of urban Stalingrad, the desolate white wastes of the steppe.
He also wrote a book about Dien Bien Phu. In the house's cellar they find shelves stocked full of food and liquor, and Irina tied to a bed. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. As to where I would prefer to fight — I would go with the desert. Fighting in the desert, in the jungle or in the icy cold planes of Russia? As well, the film does not shy away from the aftermath of the fighting, showing bloody and horrific scenes of wounded men in makeshift hospitals, or the plight of the Russian civilians caught up in the fighting. When I read Letters home from Vietnam years and years ago, I thought that it would have been one of the worst settings to be in combat.
My least favorite would be the jungle. There are visual parallels in those two movies, at least in the initial combat scenes inside of the town. All three settings bear their own horrors as did the war soaked trenches of France and Belgium. English subtitles are available in either a white or yellow font. This is a good sharp print. Snow, ice, freezing and the total hopelessness of the people involved makes it unforgettable. I know of no Ameriacn movie set in the war itself.
After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the platoon leads his men to desert. The problem with the desert — as I know from my own trip to Northern Africa, and from my father — is the temperature drop at night. Nevertheless the gunfire and explosions were fine, perhaps explained by the fact that while the surrounds were not used extensively, the subwoofer certainly was! It is almost equally good. It is 23 and it sounds like it is not ranked high enough. Hopefully you find something you can use. Stalingrad is for me the worst battle that ever took place. Afterwards, they were lifted back to camp by helicopter.
No other war movie achieves to convey such a powerful anti-war statement. In fact, it was constantly in use giving bass support to the explosions, gunfire, fires, engines, and the music. Position 23 seems a bit unfair, I guess Das Boot is more advanced. There is evident film grain in many shots and some motion blur but I did not notice any marks or other artefacts. The video and audio are fine. Witzland's platoon defends a position from a Soviet tank column, and emerge victorious after a bloody battle.
However, the times when you were on an enemy held island were much worse than in Vietnam. This is not a film about the strategy of the conflict, but about young men in dingy, frigid shelters fighting for their lives against the enemy, the cold, disease, starvation, and their own officers. The original score by Norbert Schneider was suitably martial in tone for a lot of the film with brass dominating, although it also gave effective support to the visuals in less active moments. But then all remsemblance stops. The sets, including a devastated factory complex, are painstakingly detailed, the snow covered landscapes of winter dazzling in their intensity. Colours are deliberately muted and drab. Stalingrad focuses closely on five characters, four of which have been together since they fought at El Alamein.