Rank: 39/100 in Top Movie 1950s – The Cranes Are Flying: The compelling story of a girl’s impassioned search for happiness.
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Movie 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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  • Original Title: Летят журавли
  • Original Language: ru
  • Release Date: 1957-10-12
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie 1950s
  • Category 2 (Genres): Drama Movie, Romance Movie, War Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1957
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Mosfilm
  • Production Countries: Russia, Soviet Union
  • Budget: $0.00
  • Revenue: $0.00
  • Running Time: 97 minutes
  • Director: Mikhail Kalatozov
  • Actors: Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasili Merkuryev, Aleksandr Shvorin, Svetlana Kharitonova
  • YB100 views Counts: 78.00
  • YB100 Likes: 5.00
  • Popularity: 10.72
  • Vote Count: 155.00
  • Vote Average: 8.2

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