The Beast

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • R
  • War

An intelligent look at the Soviet-Afghan war from the participants' point of view, THE BEAST is set in 1981, the second year of the Soviet occupation. Having decimated a small Afghan village, a Soviet tank--called the Beast by the natives--is separated from its unit and trapped in a valley. Dzundza, the brutal commander, wrongly blames his men for the mistake...read more

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01:41 — During the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, a group of rebels tracks a lost Soviet tank through the Afghan wilderness. Exciting and offbeat war story!

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: An intelligent look at the Soviet-Afghan war from the participants' point of view, THE BEAST is set in 1981, the second year of the Soviet occupation. Having decimated a small Afghan village, a Soviet tank--called the Beast by the natives--is separated fro… (more)

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