The cranes are flying

Letiat zhuravli

DVD - 2002 - Russian
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The cranes are flying
When Veronica's lover, Boris, goes to war, she moves in with Boris' family. His cousin seduces her and out of guilt she marries him. Unhappy in her marriage and still in love with Boris she leaves her husband to wait for Boris to return. Later she learns Boris has been killed in the war.

Publisher: [S.l.] : Criterion Collection, [2002]
Edition: Full screen
ISBN: 0780025687
Branch Call Number: DVD RUSSIAN Drama CRANES
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (94 min.) :,b&w ;,4 3/4 in
Alternate Title: Letiat zhuravli


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«Летят журавли» — советский чёрно-белый художественный фильм 1957 года режиссёра Михаила Калатозова, снятый по мотивам пьесы Виктора Розова «Вечно живые». Лауреат «Золотой пальмовой ветви» Международного Каннского кинофестиваля 1958 года.

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Jun 09, 2012
  • RustyRook rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

The movie succeeds because it does what it does very simply and well. Still, there's some flair in the cinematography - Squirrel really earns her name the way she does. Some of the best scenes in the movie are ones with the characters in motion. There's also whimsy in places, but the actors carry those scenes easily.


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Nov 13, 2013

Фильм с удивительной эмоциональной силой рассказывает о людях, в чьи судьбы безжалостно вторглась война. Не все смогли с честью вынести это испытание… В центре киноповести — трагическая история двух влюбленных, которых война разлучила навсегда…


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