LOTNA was directed by the Polish director Andrzej Wajda in 1959.
The setting is Poland during the first days of WWII. Cavalry Captain Chodakiewicz and Lieutenant Wodnicki are ordered to fight the first German foot troops that have just crossed the border. The lord of a manor situated next to the frontier gives a magnificent white horse -Lotna- to Chodakiewicz. But when first Chodakiewiz, then Cadet Grabowski, are killed by the German bombs while they were riding Lotna, some of the lancers start to believe that the horse has brought them bad luck. But what can they do, with only swords and spears, against the German tanks ?
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler