Letiat zhuravli [The Cranes are Flying]
Mosfil´m, 1957; released 12 October 1957
Screenplay by Viktor Rozov, from his play Vechno zhivye
Photography: Sergei Urusevskii
Music: Moisei Vainberg, the music of Rakhmaninov, and the songs 'Katiusha' and 'Proshchanie slavianki'
Song lyrics: V. Korostylev
Design: Evgenii Svidetelev
Veronika Tat´iana Samoilova Boris Borozdin Aleksei Batalov Dr Fedor Ivanovich Borozdin Vasilii Merkur´ev Mark Borozdin Aleksandr Shvorin Irina Borozdina Svetlana Kharitonova Volodia Konstantin Nikitin Stepan Valentin Zubkov Grandmother Borozdina Antonina Bogdanova Chernov Boris Kokovkin Anna Mikhailovna Ekaterina Kupriianova91 minutes
|Languages||Menu languages: Russian, English and French
English and French dubbed versions.
Optional subtitles in Russian, English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Hebrew, Swedish, Chinese and Arabic.
|Features||'Ruscico' leads to a] filmographies of the director, Mikhail Kalatozov, the playwright and scriptwriter, Viktor Rozov, the director of photography, Sergei Urusevskii, the composer, Moisei Vainberg, and the actors Aleksei Batalov, Tat´iana Samoilova, Valentin Zubkov, Aleksandr Shvorin, Vasilii Merkur´ev and Svetlana Kharitonova; and b] album of photographs.
Memoirs of the film, 'Rasskazyvaet aktrisa Tat´iana Samoilova' (19 minutes) and 'Rasskazyvaet akter Aleksei Batalov (11 minutes), both in Russian, with optional English, French, Spanish, Italian and Dutch subtitles.]
Archival footage of the Parade in Red Square on 7 November 1941 (7 minutes, in Russian, with optional English, French, Spanish, Italian and Dutch subtitles.)