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Genres: Drama , History , War
Actors: George Dzundza , Jason Patric , Steven Bauer , Stephen Baldwin , Don Harvey , Kabir Bedi , Erick Avari , Chaim Girafi , Shoshi Marciano , Yitzhak Ne’eman , David Sherrill , Moshe Vapnik , Claude Aviram , Victor Ken , Avi Keedar
Director: Kevin Reynolds
Country: United States
Year: 1988
IMDB Rating: 7.2/10 (5131 votes)

During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains. A unique look at the Soviet ‘Vietnam’ experience sympathetically told for both sides.

Film Review

i watched this film some 16 yrs ago and again 11 yrs after when i purchased it as DVD. In the times of cold war, this movie didn't focused on anti-soviet propaganda which had become a trend in those times. What i found in this drama is that wars can somehow turn men into beasts regardless whatever group , class and ethnicity they belong. Its up to men how they can verify and differentiate between Good and evil. Here a young lieutenant , a Russian born , koverchanko is part of a squad in a soviet tank in afghanistan. The tank commander daskal is a ruthless over zealot soldier who is totally blind in loyalty and patriotism for his country. Moreover he is too much obsessed with his love of the tanks. When he destroyed a local village with the assistance of other three members of his tank, koverchanko now is caught between his conscience and his loyalty & military duties. Due to his friendly attitude toward an afghan soldier in the tank and always being writing reports about the m…

this is one of the best combat films i have ever seen. and it feels, looks and smells real.it has everything: the conflict between the idealistic draftee and the hardened professional; the difference in commitment between invaded and invader; and self sacrifice; the ultimate warrior virtue.it shows you can't always pick a conflict's winner solely by judging which side has the greatest amount of firepower, asks whether one should gauge a society's sophistication by the modern standard of technological achievement, or by its moral sophistication? and proves that terrain may often be the greatest adversary an invading army has to conquer.and you get to feel just how impregnable a tank feels to foot-bound infantry–you feel its awesome firepower and how dangerous it is in the attack, and the potential sacrifice inherent in an infantry assault on on this impregnable beast.and at the bottom of all these realities lurks the ultimate occupier's question, "how come we&…

Columbia Pictures does deserve some credit for producing this . A Red Army tank crew versus mujahedeen in Afghanistan which wasn't a common story idea in 1980s Hollywood . This was a period where Chuck , Sly and Arnie were slaughtering commies in their millions and the world was holding their breath that it wasn't giving the US President ideas . There was also another type of film prolific in those days and that was the Vietnam ( Anti ) War Film . I guess by that time Columbia were aware of the market being saturated by GIs fighting against the Vietnamese and each other so decided to do something a little different with an anti war film Make no mistake THE BEAST is an anti-war film which points out the absurdity of conflict . It's important to remember this otherwise you'll be confused and see it as an entirely implausible story . Some things might seem ridiculous such as the Soviet " good guy " being welcomed in to the fold of the mujahedeen or the tank comm…

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