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Following the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953, the Soviet Union began a cultural thaw that would last for the rest of the 1950’s; one who would benefit greatly from this in Soviet cinema was Georgian director Mikhail Kalatozov. Although he had been working steadily since the late 1920’s, it was during this decade that he would gain international exposure with The Cranes Are Flying, which – in turn – would also re-establish the Soviet Union’s place on the world cinema stage. Criterion had previously released the movie on DVD, but they have revisited it with a Blu-ray upgrade.



The Cranes Are Flying (1957)



Released: 21 Mar 1960
Rated: Not Rated
Runtime: 95 min




Director: Mikhail Kalatozov
Genre: Drama, Romance, War



Cast: Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasiliy Merkurev, Aleksandr Shvorin
Writer(s): Viktor Rozov (play), Viktor Rozov...
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It's been many years since i have see the Criterion dvd so i will have to revisit it soon and the last time i saw it i also viewed Ballad of a Soldier which i liked even more.
 

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