It is 1915, the Great War is raging. The turks have begun a systematic policy of extermination against their Christian subjects, the Armenians.
One man, knowing what must come, leads 5,000 villagers to the mountain Musa Dagh to fight and resist the onslaught. Here they begin the forty days of Musa Dagh, the epic, heroic struggle of a couragous people defending themselves against almost certain death. This is their history.
Original title: Die vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ World War I