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Immortal Sebastopol

USSR, 1962 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Yudin

The story of Sebastopol, stormy centre of many battles, is reconstructed throughout the ages. The film culminates with the 250-days battle during the second World War, and is dedicated to the heroes who defended the city.

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