In the winter of 1939 to 40, tiny Finland held back the might of the Soviet army which stormed the Finland borders with massive tank and artillery firepower, a large air force and well armed infantry. The war continued relentlessly for 105 days, in extreme conditions, through an exceptionally cold and hostile winter. Against all the odds the Finns held strong and this historic battle has come to be known as the Finnish Miracle. Made in 1989, The Winter War was the first real, bloody, hard-hitter of a WW2 movie. It inspired a new generation of war movie realism by recounting war from the soldiers point of view; exposing their lives, their feelings and the visceral experiences of the front-line. Review A monumental task... this is the true nature of war --Beyondhollywood.com Running Time: 123 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English Release Date: 21 Feb. 2011
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