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9th company 9 rota : Afghanistan the first time
Bondarchuk, Fedor, 1967-
Publication Information:
[United States] : WellGo USA, [2010]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
The film is based on a true story of the 9th company during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the 1980s. Young Soviet Army recruits are sent from boot camp directly into the war in Afghanistan. Real war is not like boot camp at all. This inexperienced company is sent to defend a difficult position, a task which may be beyond their capabilities.
General Note:
Title from container.

Based on true events they stood together while their country fell apart.

Originally released as a motion picture made in Russia in 2005.

Winner of the 2005 Zolotoi Oven Award (Russia) in various categories.

Special features: Trailers, English language.
Reading Level:
MPPA Rating: R; pervasive language; some sexuality/nudity and drug use; sequences of strong bloody warfare.
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