HERO ON THE FRONT

HERO ON THE FRONT

An Allied soldier, stranded behind enemy lines during the La Lys battle in 1918 during World War I, struggles by himself through dozens of German offensives so he can guarantee the safety of his companions. Based on the true story of Private Milhões.

DIRECTED BY GONÇALO GALVÃO TELES AND JORGE PAIXÃO DA COSTA
PORTUGAL | 2018 | PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

HERO ON THE FRONT

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  • 1918 (Hero on the Front)

    The year was 1918. Aníbal Milhais was one of 75,000 Portuguese soldiers sent to Flanders in defense of the Western Front. During the Battle of the Lys, when his beleaguered unit was forced into retreat, Milhais ignored superior orders and stood his ground in the trenches. Armed only with his Lewi...

  • 1918 (Hero on the Front) - English Language Version

    The year was 1918. Aníbal Milhais was one of 75,000 Portuguese soldiers sent to Flanders in defense of the Western Front. During the Battle of the Lys, when his beleaguered unit was forced into retreat, Milhais ignored superior orders and stood his ground in the trenches. Armed only with his Lewi...