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ONE OK ROCK - The Way Back - Japanese Ver. - [Official Music Video]
M y generation growing up during second world war and the early years of the cold war first learnt to hate the Germans and Japanese, then to discover that our believed wartime allies from the Soviet Union were just as bad and the benevolent, paternal Stalin was as monstrous as Hitler. There was a literature at our disposal during the postwar decade to help us understand that change, significantly Koestler's Darkness at Noon , Orwell's Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty- Four , and the symposium The God That Failed written by former communists.
The Way Back
Sign in. In , three men attempt to flee communist Russia, escaping a Siberian gulag. The film tells their story and that of four others who escaped with them and a teenage girl who joins them in flight. The group's natural leader is Janusz, a Pole condemned by accusations secured by torturing his wife, spent much of his youth outdoors, and knows how to live in the wild. They escape under cover of a snowstorm: a cynical American, a Russian thug, a comedic accountant, a pastry chef who draws, a priest, and a Pole with night blindness. They face freezing nights, lack of food and water, mosquitoes, an endless desert, the Himalayas, as well as many moral and ethical dilemmas throughout the journey towards freedom. In , the Polish military Janusz is accused of espionage by the Soviet Union.
Siberian gulag escapees travel 4, miles by foot to freedom in India. In , three men attempt to flee communist Russia, escaping a Siberian gulag. Peter Weir's first film in seven years is another exercise in sturdy direction with strong social themes running through it.
misery from where the sun never shines
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F or his first film in seven years, Peter Weir has chosen to tell an epic tale with a panoramic sweep, in the manner of David Lean. It is "inspired" by a true story, which may unfortunately have been itself merely "inspired" by what its author claims to be the truth.
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