The Immortal Garrison

The Immortal Garrison (Russian: Бессмертный гарнизон, Bessmertnyy garnizon) is a 1956 Soviet war film directed by Zakhar Agranenko and Eduard Tisse.

The Immortal Garrison
Directed byZakhar Agranenko
Eduard Tisse
Written byKonstantin Simonov (writer)
StarringVasili Makarov
Vladimir Yemelyanov
Nikolai Kryuchkov
Anatoli Chemodurov
Music byVeniamin Basner
CinematographyEduard Tisse
CountrySoviet Union

Plot summary

This film depicts the siege of the Brest Fortress during the period of June 22 through July 20, 1941 at the beginning of The Great Patriotic War.



Veniamin Basner began his career composing music for this film.[1]


  1. Rollberg, Peter. Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2008, p. 86.

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