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(1991, feature, black/white, 90 min.)
Director of photography:
Objektív Film Studio
Budapest Film Studio
World War II. is approaching its end when the German high command tries once more to stop the attacking Soviet Army. Five Hungarian soldiers - a sergeant and four privates - are simply hoping for survival, like most of them. With a bit of luck they obtain a stamp with the help of which they can forge open orders, and using them they try to survive the war in small villages.
The method of "lying low" is neutral only until the first decision has to be made. Our heroes - at the request of a suspicious, cummimg judge - undertake a supervisory task and considerably contribute to the tragic death of two prisoners. At surcharged historical moments reflexes don't work properly, and a suddenly craching plane, or a man, who cannot reconcile himself with his fate, with his very last efforts turn events upside down.