Stalingrad Kiss

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By Sebastian Baczkiewicz

Eyewitness to the Battle of Stalingrad, Vassily Grossman was loved by the front line soldiers for his vivid portrayal of their struggle.

But twenty years later his great war novel Life and Fate, was banned by the KGB.

It would never see print in his lifetime.

Vassily Grossman....Anton Lesser Sasha....Jimmy Chamberlain Valentin....Steven Webb Valentin (older)....Raymond Coulthard Anya/Olga....Gillian Bevan Commissar Bruk....Matthew Marsh Colonel Gurtiev/Polyakov....Fred Pearson Petrov....Andrew Tiernan Grekov....Stephen Critchlow Yuri/Concierge/Third Soldier....Ben Crowe Corporal Tanya Driabin....Carla Simpson Freddy Parkhomenko....Nicholas Boulton Albert/Concierge....Kenneth Collard Marya....Laura Doddington Lyusia....Laura Martin-Simpson Grossman's Mother....Jennie Stoller With Scott Brooksbank, Simon Donaldson and Richard Firth Assistant Producer: Janice Thomas Director: Mark Burman Producer: Jeremy Mortimer