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Thunder in Hills

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 22 min.


Beaten down and suppressed by the Nazis during WWII, the Czechoslovakian film industry was on the verge of a renaissance in 1947. One of the best of the "new" Czech films was Thunder in Hills, directed by the little-known but efficient Vaclav Kubasek. The story concerns the Nazi occupation of a Czech-Moravian village, and what happens when a courageous British aviator is shot down in the vicinity. As the Germans step up their search for the aviator, he is protected by the local Resistance fight -- and...more