The Cranes Are Flying

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The Cranes Are Flying

marriage of convenience siege lovers battlefield wounded couple air raid anti war moscow, russia loveless marriage life during wartime heartache bomb shelter returning hero

The Cranes Are Flying

Release Date: October 12, 1957

Year    :   1957
Slogan    :   «The compelling story of a girl's impassioned search for happiness.»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance, War
Production Companies    :   Mosfilm
Director    :   Mikhail Kalatozov
Producers    :   Mikhail Kalatozov
Writers    :   Viktor Rozov
RunTime    :   97 mins.

Veronika and Boris come together in Moscow shortly before World War II. Walking along the river, they watch cranes fly overhead, and promise to rendezvous before Boris leaves to fight. Boris misses the meeting and is off to the front lines, while Veronika waits patiently, sending letters faithfully. After her house is bombed, Veronika moves in with Boris' family, into the company of a cousin with his own intentions.

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