Original name: Die Brücke
Genre: Drama, History, War
Duration: 103 min.
A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of enthusiasm for the "blood and honor" Nazi ideology, stay to defend the useless bridge.
bleak, serious, rough, realistic
soldier, small town, young heroes, war, danger, heroes, military, heroic mission, youth, left to die, ripping clothes, nazi uniform, combat casualty, dead soldier, german soldier, tank, steel helmet, bridge, american soldier, machine gun, female nudity, world war two
20th century, 40s, year 1945