The Cranes Are Flying

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The Cranes Are Flying ★★★½ Letyat Zhuravit 1957

When her lover goes off to fight during WWII, a girl is seduced by his cousin. Touching love story is free of politics. Filmed in Russia; English subtitles. 91m/B VHS, DVD . RU Tatyana Samoilova, Alexei Batalov, Vasily Merkuryev, A. Shvorin; D: Mikhail Kalatozov; W: Viktor Rozov; C: Sergei Urusevsky; M: Moisej Vajnberg. Cannes '58: Film.

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