“The Cranes Are Flying”

Great Patriotic War

June 22, 1941 — May 9, 1945

The Cranes are Flying (The Criterion Collection)

The Cranes Are Flying (Летят Журавли)
Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov
Written by Viktor Rozov (play and screenplay)
Starring Tatyana Samojlova and Aleksey Batalov
Music by Moisey Vaynberg
Outstanding cinematography by Sergey Urusevsky
Studio Mosfilm
USSR
1957