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Beyond the Mountains (1967)

The Desperate Ones (original title)
In 1941, two Polish brothers escape a Soviet gulag. Their only escape route is through the impossible mountains of Afghanistan and the KGB is on their tail.

Director:

Alexander Ramati

Writers:

Alexander Ramati (screenplay), Alexander Ramati (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Maximilian Schell ... Marek
Irene Papas ... Ajmi
Raf Vallone ... Victor
Theodore Bikel ... Kisielev
Maria Perschy ... Marusia
Fernando Rey ... Ibram
George Voskovec ... Doctor
Alberto de Mendoza ... Hamlat
Antonio Vico ... Ulug Beg
Vicente Sangiovanni Vicente Sangiovanni ... Shura
Boyd Holister Boyd Holister ... Ukranian NKVD (as Robert Palmer)
Danny Steinmann ... NKVD Guard (as Danny Stone)
Mariela Chatlak Mariela Chatlak ... Aka
Carmen Carbonell Carmen Carbonell ... Ulug Beg's Wife
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luís Castro Luís Castro
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Storyline

In 1939 Germany invaded Poland and Russia comes as thousands of Polish soldiers are interned in Siberia. In 1941, Russia was invaded by Germany. Two polish-born brothers, Victor and Marek, want to reach the border of Afghanistan and escape from the Siberian concentration gulag. Once they do, they locate to the father of one of his fellow captives and give him some news about his son. The father, grateful, promises help and allows them to settle in Sukumov's home. Victor and Marez fall in love to Marusia and Ajmi, respectively. The two brothers decide to move to another city but Victor need to be hospitalized due to a contagious illness: typhus. Written by jcoltra

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Stalked like animals...the passionate men who must escape a tightening chain of terror...will they make it?

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

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Details

Country:

Spain | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1968 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Beyond the Mountains See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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