As the seasoned infantry and tank units of the German 11th Panzer "Ghost" division move silently into position on the snow covered hills around Nennig Germany ,a battle weary GI and his unit stand ready to defend the small town, a key position in the Allied advance to win the war. Outgunned and outnumbered, S/ Sgt Don Smith struggles to find hope and courage against overwhelming odds in one of the decisive confrontations in the "Battle of the Bulge" during WWII. His squad of GI's of the 94th Infantry Division lay dug in on the ridge-line outside of town. No one in high mand believed that German forces would attack in the sub zero temperatures and near blizzard conditions. As the pre-dawn attack es, with munications down Sgt. Smith is left with no choice but to make his way through enemy fire, unarmed and wounded, into town and warn of the ing attack. Based on actual accounts "Everyman's War" explores the heroic events of this decorated veterans courage and the struggle between duty and desire. Between the prospect of the life and love, Dorine that waits at home and the harsh realities of war which marks the pivotal epoch in his life as he discovers that the loss of hope can be worse than the loss of life. One man's courage... One man's hope...Everyman's War.
本片改编自罗马尼亚神学家伊利亚德的同名小说。1938年，年逾七十的哲学教授多米尼克?马泰（蒂姆?罗斯 Tim Roth 饰）本打算自杀，却被闪电突然击中。严重烧伤的多米尼克得到了罗马尼亚医生斯坦库里斯库教授（布鲁诺?岗茨 Bruno Ganz 饰）的救治，痊愈后，多米尼克竟发现自己返老还童，并分裂出另外人格。不仅如此，多米尼克还具有梦中学习、透视、意念移物等特异功能。为了躲避纳粹医生鲁道夫（安德烈?汉尼克André Hennicke 饰）的追踪，多米尼克化名辗转于瑞士、罗马尼亚、马耳他、印度等地，直到二战结束。六十年代，某次登山时多米尼克遇见一名叫做维拉尼卡的女子（亚历山德拉?玛利亚?拉拉 Alexandra Maria Lara 饰），与他年轻时的未婚妻劳拉一模一样。维拉尼卡及朋友山中遇险，被多米尼克救治后便拥有了梦中追溯语言起始的能力，却因此加速衰老。多米尼克一方面希望维拉尼卡助他完成语言及时间起源的著作，一方面又不愿看到爱人因此早夭，矛盾中痛苦不已……本片获独立精神奖最佳摄影提名。?豆瓣