The Bridge (1959)

Director
Bernhard Wicki

Main cast
Folker Bohnet; Volker Lechtenbrink; Cordula Trantow; Karl Michael Balzer; Fritz Wepper

Genres
Drama, History, War

Description
A group of German boys are ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of enthusiasm for the "blood and honor" Nazi ideology, stay to defend the useless bridge.


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