Ballada o soldate [The Ballad of a Soldier]
Mosfil´m, 1959; released 1 December 1959
Screenplay: Valentin Ezhov and Grigorii Chukhrai
Photography: Vladimir Nikolaev, Era Savel´eva
Design: Boris Nemechek
Music: Mikhail Ziv
Alesha Skvortsov Vladimir Ivashov Shura Zhanna Prokhorenko Alesha's mother Antonina Maksimova General Nikolai Kriuchkov Vasia, the wounded soldier Evgenii Urbanskii Vasia's wife El´za Lezhdei Driver Valentina Telegina Lieutenant Evgenii Teterin Soldier Georgii Iumatov Pavlov Gennadii Iukhtin Sergeant- Major Mos´ko Leonid Chubarov Pockmarked soldier Vladimir Kashpur With: Evgenii Evstigneev, Lev Borisov, Semen Svashenko, V. Markova, M. Kremneva, A. Kuznetsov, V. Pokrovskii, B. Bryleev, N. Dadyko89 minutes
|Languages||Menu languages: Russian, English and French
Optional dubbed versions in English and French.
Optional subtitles in Russian, English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Hebrew, Swedish and Chinese.
|Features||'Ruscico' leads to a] filmographies of the director, Grigorii Chukhrai, the scriptwriter, Valentin Ezhov, the director of photography, Vladimir Nikolaev, the composer, Mikhail Ziv, and the actors Nikolai Kriuchkov, Vladimir Ivashov, Antonina Maksimova, Evgenii Urbanskii and Zhanna Prokhorenko; and b] album of photographs.
Interview with the director [35 minutes, 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.]