Call number: DVD-18


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 Kupriianova
91 minutes
In Russian with optional dubbed versions or subtitles

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio Standard
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.)
Source Ruscico


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