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Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin (1994)
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Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin (1994)
Original name: Život a neobyčejná dobrodružství vojáka Ivana Čonkina
Genre: Comedy, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Italy, Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in a small Ukrainian village during the outbreak of war with Germany in 1941 Private Chonkin, not overly endowed with intelligence, is left to guard a downed military aircraft. The authorities appear to have forgotten about him so this leaves him free to work his chams on the village postmistress, Njura, untill the local militia are tipped off.
Plot: sex, spy, airplane, world war two, air disaster, police officer, military, police, jewish, politics, torture, soldier, secret service, neighbor, sadist, farm, secretary, general, red army, male female relationship, letter, josef stalin, false accusation, satire, bureaucracy ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s

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Duration: 96 min.
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
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Genre: Comedy, War
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Duration: 109 min.
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The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
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Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
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