Sunday, June 3, 2018

Letyat zhuravli AKA The cranes are flying (1957) - Soviet war drama from director Mikhail Kalatozov, starring Tatyana Samoylova and Aleksey Batalov

Rating 8.3/10
Runtime: 92 min
Language: Russian
Country: Soviet Union
Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050634/

Cast

Tatyana Samoylova ... Veronika
Aleksey Batalov ... Boris
Vasiliy Merkurev ... Fyodor Ivanovich
Aleksandr Shvorin ... Mark
Svetlana Kharitonova ... Irina
Konstantin Kadochnikov ... Volodya
Valentin Zubkov ... Stepan
Antonina Bogdanova ... Babushka

Description: As the clouds of war spread over Russia during Germany's surprise invasion in 1941, the fervent young lovers, the sensitive Veronika and the stalwart Boris, are parted when the patriotic lad secretly volunteers for the war effort. During the following hard years, Veronika who serves her country as a wartime-nurse will lose communication with Boris, moreover, when a devastating air raid destroys her house and Boris' father takes her in to live with the family, unexpectedly, things will take a turn for the worse. Before long, the worried fiancée will find herself dealing not only with the dark thoughts of Boris' potential loss but also with the burden of an unwelcome decision. Once, the star-crossed lovers swore eternal devotion under a flock of flying cranes, still, a war is always cruel and eternally disastrous...

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uqU0AqI2FWsicigstaqrXO066NE-N9LV

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=00847246694850251262


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.65 GB, 2559 Kbps, 25 fps, 720x552 ~> 767x552 (1.37:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 292 MB, 448 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 6 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Greek, Serbian, German, Turkish, Polish, Dutch) posters and screenshots included

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