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The Cranes Are Flying (Letyat zhuravli) (1957)

The Cranes Are Flying
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Vasiliy Merkurev Vasiliy Merkurev
Fyodor Ivanovich
Aleksandr Shvorin Aleksandr Shvorin
Mark
Svetlana Kharitonova Svetlana Kharitonova
Irina
Konstantin Kadochnikov Konstantin Kadochnikov
Volodya
Antonina Bogdanova Antonina Bogdanova
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5 years, 8 months ago at May 20 7:22
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A war movie seen through the home front. Rather a little late for a war movie, so it thrived for emotion rather than war action, since there are more emotional conflict back where the loved ones await. A solid drama, love story and tragedy that even overwhelms the poetry of the movie. Yes, the cranes flying is poetic, but the story had no need for it, poetry were in the eyes, hearts and minds of t... read more
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Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.
Release date: 21 March 1960
UPC: 037429168028
Tags: Soviet Union (12), War (8), 1957 (8), 1950s (7), Nurse (4), Russian (4), Romance (4), Drama (4), Classic (3), Death (3), Musician (2), Implied Rape (2), Hospital (2), Killed In Action (2), Male Female Relationship (2), Unhappy Marriage (2), Russia (2), Unwanted Sexual Advances (2), Guilt (2), 50's (2)
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