The Cranes are Flying (1957)

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Directed By Mikhail Kalatozov Mikhail Kalatozov Starring Tatyana Samojlova Tatyana Samojlova  •  Aleksey Batalov Aleksey Batalov  •  Aleksandr Shvorin Aleksandr Shvorin  •  Svetlana Kharitonova Svetlana Kharitonova  •  Konstantin Nikitin Konstantin Nikitin Genres Drama  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Melodrama  •  Psychological Drama  •  Romance  •  Romantic Drama  •  War  •  War Drama  •  War Romance Studios &
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The Criterion Collection  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Artificial Eye  •  Cannes Palme d'Or Winning  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated
Other Titles Letyat zhuravli [USSR (former)] Release Info 1957-10-12T00:00:00Z October 12, 1957
B&W  •  94 minutes NR Rated NR
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Celldweller7 on 6/11/2016 Reply  · 

Kalatozov's direction is at times mesmerizing and distracting , what truly sets this look at WWII from the Soviet perspective apart is Tatyana Samojlova's performance as Veronica. What an amazing job, as the film moved forward I was completely captivated in her story.

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