Voskhozhdeniye (The Ascent)
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Voskhozhdeniye (The Ascent)
Two Soviet partisans depart their starving band on a short march to a nearby farm to get supplies. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The scenario's religious overtones notwithstanding, its brutal realism is overwhelming."
‑ Kelly Vance, East Bay Express
"Shepitko's chilling and emotionally gripping WWII psychological drama."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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