Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Introduction Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 American-Australian biographical war film directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan, based on the 2004 documentary The Conscientious Objector. The film focuses on the World War II experiences of Desmond Doss, an American pacifist combat medic who, as a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, refused to… Read More

Tomorrow I’ll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977)

Introduction Tomorrow I’ll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (Czech: Zítra vstanu a opařím se čajem) is a 1977 Czechoslovak comical science fiction film directed by Jindřich Polák. It is a screen adaptation of Josef Nesvadba’s short story with the same title. Outline In the near future, a technology enabling time travel has been… Read More

Kampen om Tungtvannet (1948)

Introduction Operation Swallow: The Battle for Heavy Water (original title: Kampen om tungtvannet, French title: La Bataille de l’eau lourde) is a Norwegian-French film from 1948. Outline The history is based on the best known commando raid in Norway during World War II, where the resistance group Norwegian Independent Company 1 destroyed the heavy water… Read More

Red Dog (2017)

Introduction Red Dog (Russian: Pyos Ryzhiy) is a 2017 action drama film by directors Aleksandr Basaev and William De Vital. Also known as Dog Brown (Worldwide English title) and The War Dog – Ihre letzte Hoffnung) (German DVD box title). Outline An action packed and heartwarming story of the friendship formed between a tank-destroyer dog… Read More