The Battle of Neretva
The Battle of Neretva (1969)

Originally released as The Battle of the Neretva, this sprawling epic is a tribute to the Yugoslav partisan fighters of World War II. Yul Brynner stars as a guerilla leader whose mission in life is to eradicate all Nazis from his homeland.

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Rated: G
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Release Date: October 7, 1969
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The most expensive Yugoslavian production of its day ($12 million) and an Oscar nominee for Best Foreign-Language Film.

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Despite being mauled in the editing suite, this remains a fine war movie and a powerful reminder that WWII was fought on many fronts.

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This Yugoslav film was probably the most shown Yugoslav film of all times, but for the most Westerners is still unknown! Produced by Anthony B. Unger, Henry… More