The House On The Front Line

  • 1963
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

This subtle, small film concerns Soviet patriotism during the later half of WW II. Luzhina, the faithful fiancee of a postal worker who goes off to fight, waits out the war at the post office, pitching in to help defeat the Germans. First she works on a newspaper; later, when the post office is transformed into a hospital, she works as a nurse. Eventually...read more

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This subtle, small film concerns Soviet patriotism during the later half of WW II. Luzhina, the faithful fiancee of a postal worker who goes off to fight, waits out the war at the post office, pitching in to help defeat the Germans. First she works on a newspaper; later, when the post office

is transformed into a hospital, she works as a nurse. Eventually she earns a medal for her efforts and is reunited with her fiance when he returns from the front. A 105-minute version of this film also exists.

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  • Rating: NR
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