Rukajärven tie (Ambush)
Rukajärven tie (Ambush) (2002)

The brutal effect of war on ordinary people is the subtext of this World War II drama from Finland. Perkola (Peter Franzen) is the leader of a small Finnish platoon sent on a mission into Russian territory in 1942. Perkola has been terribly… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: April 23, 2002
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Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly

[It has] a humanist touch that stands at odds with the film's wholesale demonizing of the scattered Soviet army.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Affecting and wholly accessible, but it is as conventional as it is well-crafted.

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

A beautifully shot and finely acted movie, thankfully slower in pace than the typical post-Private Ryan American war film.

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Cynthia S.
A really good foreign movie. Plenty of action, and romance. It also had some silly stuff which always makes me like movies even better.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic][color=royalblue]"Ambush" is about a group of Finnish soldiers in a platoon who are invading the Soviet Union in 1941. This is… More