For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

The Russians are Coming

Die Russen kommen

Directed by Heiner Carow
East Germany, 1971
Drama

Synopsis

Günter Walscher, a proud Hitler Youth, is awarded the Iron Cross for hunting down a runaway immigrant laborer. Raw with the news of his own father’s death on the Russian front, the boy volunteers to fight. His capture by the advancing Soviet army forces him to confront his complicity in a murder.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The Russians are Coming Directed by Heiner Carow