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The Deserter and the Nomads (1968)
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The Deserter and the Nomads (1968)
Original name: Zbehovia a pútnici
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story of three wars in three film tales encompassing the end of the WWI,WWII, as well as a vision of the world destroyed by nuclear weapons. This film was honored at the film festivals in Venice and Sorrento. Immediately after that the copy with Italian subtitles was locked in a safe as evidence of the anti-communist activities of the director, who used real footage of the Soviet invasion.
Style: allegory
Plot: horse, end of the world, post apocalypse, airplane, world war two, world war one, ghost, religion, violence, forest, gypsy, death, female nudity, nuclear war, torture, rat, male nudity, on the run, massacre, gunfight, rain, fire, elderly, murder, wasteland ...
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Vandale leading the Republican opposition to the fascist arm of Villa Romero, one of the Republican strongholds during the Spanish Civil War. She has previously met with Goya during the bombing of Guernica and the hope of seeing him again...
Style: avant garde
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Duration: 162 min.
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