#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Western Europe, 1945. The gentle, thoughtful, and sensitive Losey and the mean, base, and vicious Deming are two radically contrasting American soldiers who desert their platoons during the final days of World War II. The pair stumble across a ragtag group of orphans who have been trained as ruthless killers. The two soldiers, the orphans, and the two adults who serve as surrogate parents to the children are forced to make a desperate stand against a Nazi tank battalion who have them trapped inside an old crumbling building.
Plot: The movie encompasses several different elements-the perils of war, a touch of macabre, sadness and redemption.
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This one’s a keeper…
I saw this little gem at a film festival in LA. I went in expecting to see another war film but I was in for a treat! I don’t want to give too much information away so let me say the movie takes the viewer on a twisting, turning surreal journey that will disturb you at times, frighten you and bring you to tears before the end credits roll but you will be glad you saw it. The movie encompasses several different elements-the perils of war, a touch of macabre, sadness and redemption. All these elements are woven together nicely by director Jeff Burr-who also wrote the film. One of the many things that really caught my eye was the imagery-during the outside scenes the snow is so white you want to touch it while the rest of the picture has a steely bluish gray look that makes you feel like you are experiencing a dreary winter day. The movie also has an eerie dreamy sort of quality to it with great use of flashbacks that only add to the tone of the film. Last but not least, there are a few bloody scenes that prove very effective in disturbing the viewer, without turning the whole film into a gore fest. This film may be “low budget” by Hollywood standards but that’s what makes it stand out above the rest. I like the fact that this was not a typical big budget film with big overpaid stars and a bunch of teenagers that looked like they just came in off the WB. The people especially the children were real and that stood out thru out the movie. I think director Jeff Burr did an outstanding job on this movie and I look forward to seeing more of his films. I hope that this comes out in theaters so everyone can have the opportunity to witness a truly moving film.
The Final Stage:. Darkness
“Straight into Darkness,” (2005). Written and directed by Jeff Burr. Starring Ryan Francis and Scott McDonald. This is the best WWII film I have ever seen. It depicts the horrors of war vividly, not unlike many good war films. But, this film in particular uses visual dichotomies in a particular way to reveal the subtext. And two key quotes to reveal the ephiphanous theme. “And the angels all pallid and wan, Uprising, unveiling, Affirm the play is the tragedy, Man, and its hero The conquering worm.” The quote harkens to Shakespeare’s quote from his play As You Like It, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.” The horrors of WWII are a stage in the lives of the protagonists. We see them enter into that darkness and their exits into death. We also see who they really were in another stage of their lives, illuminated in bright colors and happier times. And in this dark stage, they rise to the occasion as conquerers. The closing quote is “The world can be beautiful if you look at it right.” This quote is the subtext. The art treasures sought by the Nazis is contrasted with a young girls use of a master painting used for fuel for the fire, keeping the dying soldier warm. Sacrifice and humanity make the world beautiful. This movie is on Roku. Five of Five stars. Enjoy!
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 35 min (95 min), 1 hr 35 min (95 min) (USA)
Genre Action, Drama, Horror
Director Jeff Burr
Writer Jeff Burr, Mark Hannah
Actors Ryan Francis, Scott MacDonald, Linda Thorson
Country United States
Awards 1 win
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm