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Based on 23 Critics
  • This flamboyantly operatic anti-war film takes getting used to, though it leaves you with memorable images of madness, both poetic and military.

  • The biggest surprise of his film is that what begins in sentimental cliche concludes with melancholy insight. show more

  • A humane and fantastic work, and it touches us precisely because Konchalovsky shows the reality of both the soldiers and the madhouse inmates. His movie is just what he intended: a nightmare that speaks the truth. show more

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