Attack and Retreat

Attack and Retreat (Italian: Italiani brava gente, Russian: Они шли на Восток, romanizedOni shli na Vostok) is a Soviet-Italian war drama film directed by Giuseppe De Santis and Dmitri Vasilyev in 1964. The movie follows the steps of Italian soldiers of the Italian Army in Russia fighting on the Eastern Front on Hitler's side. Heavily based on diaries and memories of real war veterans.

Attack and Retreat
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Directed byGiuseppe De Santis
Dmitri Vasilyev
Written byEnnio De Concini
Giuseppe De Santis
Sergey Smirnov
Augusto Frassinetti
StarringArthur Kennedy
Zhanna Prokhorenko
Raffaele Pisu
Tatyana Samojlova
Andrea Checchi
Music byArmando Trovajoli
Release date
1964
CountryItaly, USSR
LanguageItalian, Russian

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