Once More Unto the Breach (2019)

10/10/2019 (IT) DramaHistoryWar 1h 10m


July, 1941. After the beginning of the German invasion, an Italian soldier, a veteran of the colonial wars, is sent to the Soviet front. As he remembers the fairy tales his Russian mother used to tell him, the train he is travelling in crosses Europe on its way to the vast Ukrainian plains, where the enemy and a cruel winter await him… (Based on the experiences of several Italian soldiers.)

  1. Michele Manzolini

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Federico Ferrone

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Wu Ming 2


Top Billed Cast

  1. Emidio Clementi

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Iana Kichenko

    Narrator (voice)

  3. Italo Balbo

    Himself (archive footage)

  4. Ewald von Kleist

    Himself (archive footage)

Full Cast & Crew

Once More Unto the Breach
Once More Unto the Breach

Original Title Il varco

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget -

Revenue -


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