The Ascent


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Two Soviet soldiers leave their starving unit to search a nearby farm for supplies. When they see the Germans have reached it first, they have to retreat deep into enemy territory.

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Cast and crew

Director: Larissa Shepitko
Screenwriter: Yuri Klepikov, Larissa Shepitko
Cast: Boris Plotnikov
Vladimir Gostjuchin
Sergei Yakovlev
Ludmila Poliakova
Anatoli Solinitzin