Fighting On Film: Panfilov’s 28 Men (2016)

‘Panfilov’s 28 Men’, released in 2016, is the distillation of a legendary tale from the 1941 Battle of Moscow. In essence a last stand film where Red Army troops desperately hold back the might of the German Army. But does the beautifully shot ‘Panfilov’s 28 Men’ fall into the usual tropes of recent Russian War films? Join us as we discuss the film, its creation and the legend it portrays.

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Here’s some stills from the films:

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