During the Continuation War, there were dozens of POW camps in Finland. About the third of 70,000 prisoners died during the first year of war. Most of the archives of the camps were destroyed and the majority of the war crimes were never revealed.
"Aktion K" is a documentary about the greatest mass exodus from a nazi concentration camp, which took place at the upper Austrian hills, in 1945. The following hunting is still known there under the cynical title "Mühlviertler Hasenjagd" - "The Mühlviertel's hare hunting".
Shot during the Nagorno-Karabakh War, "Fəryad" is only one of its kind. Following the Khojaly Massacre, Ismayil, an officer tasked with collecting the bodies, crosses enemy lines to avenge the brutal murder of a local schoolgirl. There he gets captured by Armenians and waits for the day to be exchanged for an enemy POW.
Our Common Wife (1956) is a comedy directed by Valentin Vaala, based on the play by Arijouts. The film is set in post-war Helsinki, where the last released prisoners of war arrive. They are accompanied by Captain Erkki Lahtinen (Kosti Klemelä), who returns to his home and back to his wife Jenni (Marjatta Kallio). However, during his four-year imprisonment, Erkki has been pronounced dead and Jenni has remarried to office manager Nevama (Eero Eloranta).
A World War II American pilot hatches a plan to use a cow to help him avoid capture and find his way across Germany to freedom.
In the revolutionary year of 1968, Stane is an active rebel student. Mojca is a freshman, has a boyfriend named Vid, whom she met at the carnival party. There she also met her later husband Stane. Vid leaves for military service, while Stane successfully avoids it. During the glorification of this event, Mojca and Stane come together intimately. Upon his return from the army, Vid discovers this love triangle. Stane and Mojca get married. The death of the child and the awareness that Stane is cheating on her, leads Mojca to divorce.
During World War II there were nearly 2,500 Allied prisoners held in Sandakan POW camp in British North Borneo. Along with the ravages of war and the struggle to survive abject conditions, only six of these POW's were found alive when the war finally ended. In the years that followed, the horror stories of human depravity and the atrocities committed by the Japanese at Sandakan POW camp would come to light, considered by many as one of the most devastating chapters of the Pacific War.
Croatia, 1991. Two sisters prepare a special homecoming for their father on the day he’s set to return after three months as a prisoner of war.
The film tells the life story of its director, Jan Nemec, one of the most known and important filmmakers of Czech New Wave.
The ULTIMAX FORCE, an elite group of Commandos, a force combining the skills of a Ninja warrior with U.S. Commando training, penetrate deep into Vietnamese territory. Their mission - to liberate a POW camp run by a sadistic colonel, who has mercilessly slaughtered his prisoners in a display of rabid madness and butchery; a challenge which, for them, is the ULTIMATE MAXIMUM.
Melodrama set in South Vietnam in the 1960s. Krueger (Bramhall), a former infantry lieutenant, is imprisoned at Quai Dong, on the South China Sea, for refusing to fight. After a year at hard labor, he is told to use his Vietnamese language skills to question a Viet Cong suspect. The prisoner is drugged and tortured during the interrogation. Krueger eventually stops the torture by pretending that the prisoner has disclosed the location of a supply dump.
World War II drama about members of an American bomber squadron who are captured and held prisoners by the German army.
Based on the true story of a British secret agent, shot down over Malaya near to a Allied POW forced labour camp. There she is hidden, disguised as a youthful prisoner, until her escape can be effected. The costs of keeping her identity secret fall on all the POW's as the Japanese embark on a policy of ruthless terror to extract her and the focus shifts to the conflicts of the group' s collective concerns against the necessities of personal survival.
Two female Army agents go undercover at a Nazi prison camp to get information from a scientist being held there.
Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
American soldiers, captured by North Korean's, are periodically brainwashed into giving up their capitalist ways to join the communist movement.
In a remote village in occupied Europe, the SS pursue their inhuman treatment of captured partisans in efforts to force them to betray their comrades.... while Fraulein Krast, a sadistic biologist, concentrates her efforts on the womenfolk with refined tortures and humiliation, leaving them to the mercy of a sex-crazed half-man, half-beast she has created with experimental injections.... And as advancing Allied forces approach the village, Krast herself becomes a victim of her own fiendish rituals....
Near the end of WW2, prisoners of war are used in experiments to perfect the Arian race.