Come and see (1985) , the best war movie ever

The most powerful war movie I have ever seen.




10 Reasons Why “Come and See” Is The Best War Movie Ever Made

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 This 1985 film from Russia is one of the most devastating films ever about anything, and in it, the survivors must envy the dead.


Is it true that audiences demand some kind of release or catharsis? That we cannot accept a film that leaves us with no hope? That we struggle to find uplift in the mire of malevolence? There's a curious scene here in a wood, the sun falling down through the leaves, when the soundtrack, which has been grim and mournful, suddenly breaks free into Mozart. And what does this signify? A fantasy, I believe, and not Florya's, who has probably never heard such music. The Mozart descends into the film like a deus ex machina, to lift us from its despair. We can accept it if we want, but it changes nothing. It is like an ironic taunt. 
Roger Ebert
The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya (Aleksey Kravchenko) into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha (Olga Mironova), who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya find… More
Release dateFebruary 6, 1987 (New York City)