Frozen Flashes war movie
Frozen Flashes war movie

Frozen Flashes (1967, Germany)

Original / alternative title: Die gefrorenen Blitze

Categories: POW camp moviesresistance moviesspy movies

Running time: 165 minutes

Language: German / French / Polish / English / Russian

In the secret base in Peenemünde Germans are working on their secret weapon that would give them the upperhand in the World War 2 - the V-1 and V-2 rockets. The miniseries presents the events that took place around that weapon from both sides. We see Dr. Grunwald, who is main engineer in Peenemünde and is torn between his aspiration to succeed in bulding the rockets and his despise towards the Nazi ideals. Meanwhile Polish resistance gathers the information that confirms British intelligence reports (known as Oslo Report) about the new weapon. British involve the French resistance in the operation since French prisoners are used in the factory that produces the parts for the rockets. The clash of the two sides is inevitable and the lives of all people involved are in stake.

Surprisingly good East Germany production that merge the war movie elements with spy movies. The historical events around the production of V-1 and V-2 are mixed with fictional accounts of the Allied operations to discover the German secrets.

Our rating


Film value

7 / 10

Realism factor

3 / 5

Adventure factor

2 / 5

Historical accuracy

3 / 5

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Creators of Frozen Flashes

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Janos Veiczi


Cast of Frozen Flashes

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Alfred Mueller

as Dr. Grunwald

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Leon Niemczyk

as Stefan

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Dietrich Koerner

as Wernher von Braun

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as Edward

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Werner Lierck

as Obergefreiter Dräger

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Events depicted in Frozen Flashes

World War II (1936-1945)

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