World War II. German high command accumulates enormous forces for the assault. Soviet troops commanded by General Muravyov repulse the enemy attacks. Soviet army scouts find out the exact day and time of the decisive offensive. Muravyov is determined to forestall the Nazis and plasters the enemy with fire. All is quiet. Will the fascist troops weakened by the surprise fire begin their offensive or put off the attack?The Turning Point (1945) movieGenres: Drama, WarProduction Co: LenfilmDirected by Fridrikh Ermler Writing Credits: Boris Chirskov Music by Gavriil Popov Cinematography by Arkadi KoltsatyCast: Mikhail Derzhavin as Col. Gen. Muravyov Pyotr Andriyevsky as Col. Gen. Vinogradov Yuriy Tolubeev as Lavrov Andrei Abrikosov as Lt. Gen. Krivenko Aleksandr Zrazhevsky as Lt. Gen. Panteleyev Nikolai Korn Mark Bernes as Minutka Vladimir Marev Pavel Volkov as Stepan Additional information:National Grand Prix and Award for Best Script at the 1st IFF in Cannes, France (1946). For this film, the main members of the crew and cast received the Stalin Prize (first class) of 1945: F. Ermler, B. Chirskov, A. Koltsaty, N. Suvorov, M. Derzhavin, A. Zrazhevsky (1946).