|Rating:||R (for strong graphic war violence and some sexuality)|
|Release Date:||March 16, 2001|
|Running time:||146 minutes|
|Cast:||Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ed Harris|
|Writer:||Jean-Jacques Annaud, Alain Godard|
Description: Inspired by a true story and set against the siege of Stalingrad during World War II, this is the epic tale of a young Russian sharpshooter, Vassili, who becomes a legend when a savvy political officer makes him the hero of his propaganda campaign. Their friendship is threatened when both men fall in love with a beautiful female soldier. As the battle for the city rages, Vassili faces his ultimate challenge when the Nazi command dispatches its most elite marksman to hunt down and kill the man who has become the hope of all Russia. Their fierce and astonishing duel will help shape the course of history.
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