Cross of Iron is a compelling account of the realities of war and man's inhumanity to each other. It is set on the Eastern front during WW2 and centers on the conflict between Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. It is told from the viewpoint of Germans on the Russian front in 1943.
Cross of Iron (1977 UK/West Germany 119mins)
Source: NLA/CAC Prod Co: Anglo-EMI (London)/Rapid Film (Munich)/Terra Filmkunst (West Berlin) Prod: Wolf Hartwig Dir: Sam Peckinpah Scr: Julius J. Epstein and Herbert Asmodi, from the novel A Willing Flesh by Willi Heinrich Phot: John Coquillon Ed: Tony Lawson, Mike Ellis Herbert Taschner Art Dir: Ted Haworth, Brian Ackland Snow Mus: Ernest Gold Sound: David Hildyard
Cast: James Coburn, Maximillian
Schell, James Mason, David Warner, Senta Berger, Dieter Schidor,
Klaus Lowitsch, Roger Fritz, Fred Stillkraut, Michael Nowka,
Vadim Glowna, Veronique Vendell, Arthur Brauss, Burkhardt Driest,
Mikael Slavco Stimac.