The Cranes Are Flying

The Cranes Are Flying

(1957)

Original Title: Летят журавли

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Genres

Romance , Drama , War & Military

Runtime

1h 37min

Cast

Vasili Merkuryev
Fyodor Ivanovich
Ekaterina Kupriyanova
Anna Mikhailovna
Irina Preis
Antonina Monastyrskaya
Galina Stepanova
Veronika's mother
Georgiy Shamshurin
Veronika's father
Lyubov Studneva
Stepan's mother (uncredited)
Valentina Berezutskaya
snub-nosed girl on seeing off (uncredited)
Leonid Alekseyev
old man (uncredited)
Alevtina Rumyantseva
girl on seeing off (uncredited)
Lyubov Sokolova
woman soldier (uncredited)
Anatoliy Dudorov
military man (uncredited)
Mikhail Semenikhin
wounded man in the hospital (uncredited)
Vasiliy Fushchich
wounded man in the hospital (uncredited)
Aleksandr Degtyar
soldier with a child (uncredited)
Maya Bulgakova
greeter woman on the station (uncredited)
Lidiya Vinogradova
woman soldier (uncredited)

Synopsis

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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