Flashback (1969 film)

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Film poster
Directed by Raffaele Andreassi
Produced by Franco Clementi
Written by Raffaele Andreassi
Maurizio Barendson
Callisto Cosulich
Nelo Risi
Starring Fred Robsahm
Music by Bruno Nicolai
Cinematography Raffaele Andreassi
Release date
  • 1969 (1969)
Running time
106 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Flashback is a 1969 Italian drama film directed by Raffaele Andreassi. The film received many awards; Globo d'oro, Grolla Silver premium (Saint Vincent), Award of Tourism & Entertainment and Silverstar Festival San Francisco.[1] It was entered into the 1969 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Golden Palm.[2][3] At the festival the film received standing ovations.[4]


Heinz Prulier (Fred Robsahm) is a German soldier stationed as a sniper overlooking his own army from a tree. When he falls asleep, his troops are gone and he is left alone to defend the incoming enemy invasion. Flashbacks recall his wartime experiences and his transition from a human being into a sadistic murderer and rapist. He encounters a prostitute and a giggling girl in this violent feature that reveals the deterioration of human values in the face of the grim realities of war.





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