Starring: Mira Sorvino, Gabriel Byrne, Olga Sutulova, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Mikhail Efremov, Mikhail Trukhin
A World War II epic that tracks the heroics and sacrifices of a young British journalist, Kate Davis, during the Nazi siege of Leningrad in the winter of 1941.In the midst of this horrific siege, she becomes isolated within the famished city and separated from her lover, an American journalist named Philip Parker. Kate is able to befriend Nina Tsvetkova, a Leningrad militia woman, and two Russian children. She stays with them, and together they fight for their lives, surrounded by death, starvation, and the bullets of war. This epic story is inspired by true events. The siege of Leningrad was one of the longest and most destructive sieges in history. It lasted 872 days.
Interview with Director Alexander Buravsky, Heroes Under Siege: The Making of Featurette.
|Studio Name:||E1 Entertainment|
|Blu-ray Release Date:||07/03/2013|
|Run Time (in minutes):||101 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Digital Sound|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.15|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||0.44 x 5.36 x 6.96|