PG | | Adventure, Drama, War
During the Thirty Years' War of 1600s, a band of Protestant mercenaries peacefully coexist with German Catholic villagers in a hidden idyllic mountain valley untouched by war.
The Captain (Sir Michael Caine) refers to the sack of Magdeburg having occurred twelve years previously. The sack took place in 1631, so the events of this movie occur in 1643 to 1644.
Make peace with whatever God you worship.
In a conversation outside her house, Gruber says to Erica "The snows have come ...". However, sunshine on the trees seen on the far of the valley shows no snow and the roof of Erica's building has no snow on it nor is any seen through the gaps in the roof.