1942, Stalingrad. The Soviet forces are preparing to launch a counteroffensive against the German troops that have occupied the left bank of the Volga. The counteroffensive fails. Only a group of scouts under captain Gromov’s command manage to cross the river and occupy one of the buildings. They have their orders – to hold the position at any cost. In the building along with several survivors, Soviet soldiers, they find its last inhabitant –Katya, a 19-year-old girl.
A German officer Kahn gets an order to recapture the building occupied by the enemy.
One of the bloodiest battles in the history of humankind serves as a background for the stories of love and a dramatic personal confrontation
Movie in Russian with subtitles in Latvian.
Forum Cinemas, SIA
Pyotr Fyodorov, Thomas Kretschmann, Mariya Smolnikova, Dmitriy Lysenkov, Aleksey Barabash, Yanina Studilina, Philippe Reinhardt
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