Afterwards the stars posed for the waiting press-photographers, dressed in clothes of the Far-East. We’ve sent an email to Please follow the instructions to reset your password. The Bundesburgschaftsgesellschaft has refused the security for the Ariston-film without cause. Shocked by Sigi’s death, the boys take up their positions to defend the bridge against a trio of American tanks and their infantry support. A line inserted just before the end credits soberly reads: Add the first question. It attempts to make you understand the incomprehensible.

Views Read Edit View history. Reading brings you further as part of a Start to Read ‘Lesestart fuer Fluechtlingskinder’ program for refugee children in Berlin-Lichtenberg, Germany, 16 December In the town’s school, seven boys—each about 16 years old—are oblivious to the seriousness and dangers of the war, feeling excitement about how close the fighting is getting to them, and they live their lives as normally as they can, though they are overshadowed with personal problems: However, in the chaos of the imminent defeat with German soldiers fleeing from the American troops, Heilmann is murdered and the boys defend the small bridge with their lives on 27 April Tragic German anti-war film follows a group of high school boys as the American advance approaches their small town. Based on a true story where a troop of eager but wholly unprepared young German boys is unnecessarily thrown to their demise right before the end of war. From Olivia Colman ‘s delightful acceptance speech to a Wayne’s World reunion, here are our favorite moments from the Oscars. The film won its director Bernhard Wicki international attention, which resulted in his participation in co-directing the movie The Longest Day

Folker Bohnet Fritz Wepper. It’s a beautifully horrific anti-war film unlike any other for its focus on fresh meat, Hitler youth. Please verify that you are not a robot. wicmi

In vivid, stark detail enhanced by its black-and-white cinematography, the film captures chaos amidst the desperately adhered to codes and conventions, structures that create an illusory sense of order and predictability. Yes No Report this. Page 1 of 4. Since the boys have not received orders to retreat, they decide to hold their position under the code: Kekilli was honoured for her part in the movie ‘The Stranger’.


Enter your log in email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password. Allemagne de l’Ouest, A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war.

Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. As they prepare to move out, the Kompaniechefwho has been asked by the boys’ teacher to keep them out of action, arranges for the youths to be placed in ‘defense’ of the local bridge which is strategically unimportant, and which is to be blown up anyway to spare the town the direct effects of the warunder the command of a veteran Unteroffizier. La ligne rouge Terrence Malick In the end, the last remaining tank retreats, followed by the surviving infantrymen.

Please enter your password Forgotten your password? A German demolition squad finally arrives and the Feldwebel in command immediately begins to criticize them, calling them nincompoops and would-be-heroes. The glee of a successful shot, and the desperation and fear when you realize you’re in hell.

The realism of this dramatic movie is awesome and totally different from the approach of Hollywood movies, where Germans are usually evil soldiers and the situation of the civilian population is forgotten, but unfortunately it has not been released in Brazil on VHS or DVD. You may have already requested this item. Albert Mutz Michael Hinz The last 15 minutes of this are so upsetting thanks to the performances of the children and the utterly chilling camerawork.

War is hell x Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Afterwards the stars posed for the waiting press-photographers, dressed in clothes of the Far-East.

Le Pont (Die Brücke) (1959) de Bernhard Wicki

Really leaves you asking yourself if you would have fallen for such propaganda that they fell for if you were their age you probably would have. The publicity poster may be viewed online at the commercial site Moviegoods.


Retrieved from ” https: Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item The message of the film hits extremely hard, unfortunately some of the acting is a little bernhagd at times and the fact that the soldiers are literally on their first day out of training and everything seems to deteriorate at the same time.

Continue Cancel Send email OK. In the provincial villages, however, nationalism and idealism persist in the face of likely defeat, and the village schoolboys, eager to serve, consider their conscription an honourable opportunity, their defence of the assigned bridge a most noble and crucial cause.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Synopsis A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of WWII.

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Upon realizing that Karl is dead, Klaus goes mad and runs headlong into the American fire. Al-Mansour received the Special Prize for her fjlm ‘Wadjda’ during the ceremony. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Willi Schwadorf Oskar Sala. Films directed by Bernhard Wicki.

If is associated with an Alamy account you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. I recall speechless classmates and crying ones. This page was last edited on 25 Februaryat The remaining engineers withdraw, leaving the boys in possession bernharr the bridge, but with a final burst of submachine gun fire that kills Hans, leaving only a traumatized Albert to return home.