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Initial DVD release  June 25, 2002 (USA)
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Language  Russian
6/10 IMDb

Genre  War
Music director  Alexandr Voytinskiy
Country  Russia
Peshavar Waltz movie poster
Director  Timur Bekmambetov Gennadi Kayumov
Release date  1994 (Russia)
Writer  Timur Bekmambetov, Gennadi Kayumov
Directors  Timur Bekmambetov, Gennadi Kayumov
Cast  Viktor Verzhbitsky (Dubois), Gennadi Kayumov, Barry Kushner (Charlie Palmer), Aleksey Shemes, Sergey Plotnikov
Similar movies  Movies about the Soviet war in Afghanistan, Movies about Afghanistan, Action movies

Peshawar Waltz (Russian: Пешаварский вальс, Peshavarskiy val's), also known as Escape from Afghanistan is a 1994 Russian action film directed and written by Timur Bekmambetov. The film is a compelling depiction of war in Afghanistan, based on actual events: the uprising of Soviet captives taken place in Badaber, 24 km from the Peshawar, Pakistan. A later version of the film, Escape from Afghanistan, was released by Corman with an English language soundtrack as a direct-to-video production in 2002.

Plot summary

An American reporter and doctor (British and French in the original version) comes to a military base in Pakistan to document the P.O.W. conditions. While being there, the Soviet prisoners rise up and take over the base.

References

Peshavar Waltz Wikipedia
Peshavar Waltz IMDb Peshavar Waltz themoviedb.org


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