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9th Company is a russe film of genre Drama directed by Fiodor Bondartchouk released in USA on 11 november 2005 with Fiodor Bondartchouk

9th Company (2005)

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9th Company
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Released in USA 11 november 2005
Length 2h6
OriginRussie
Genres Drama,    War,    Action,    Historical
Rating70% 3.548623.548623.548623.548623.54862

The 9th Company (Russian: 9 Рота) is a 2005 Russian War film directed by Fedor Bondarchuk and set during the Soviet War in Afghanistan. The film is loosely based on a real-life battle that took place at Elevation 3234 in early 1988, during the last large-scale Soviet military operation (Magistral) in Afghanistan.

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The film starts with a farewell ceremony in Krasnoyarsk, where a band of young recruits is preparing for their departure to their place of military service. On arrival at their bootcamp in the Fergana Valley of Uzbekistan they meet their drill instructor, Senior Praporschik Dygalo, a seasoned veteran of several tours in Afghanistan and a brutal trainer who treats the recruits very harshly and forces them to take part in extreme physical exercises everyday. During their harsh and brutal training, the recruits overcome their differences and build bonds. Between the harsh training sessions, they receive lessons in operating dangerous plastic explosives and how to conduct themselves in Afghanistan.

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