The Cranes Are Flying

  • March 31, 2017 / 21:00
  • April 2, 2017 / 14:00

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov
Cast: Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasiliy Merkurev, Aleksandr Shvorin;
Soviet Union, 1957, 97’,  black & white
Russian with Turkish subtitles

Veronica and Boris are blissfully in love, until the eruption of World War II tears them apart. Boris is sent to the front lines…and then communication stops. Meanwhile, Veronica tries to ward off spiritual numbness while Boris’s draft-dodging cousin makes increasingly forceful overtures. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival, The Cranes Are Flying is a superbly crafted drama, bolstered by stunning cinematography and impassioned performances.

The Cranes Are Flying

The Cranes Are Flying

Wings

Wings

The Ascent

The Ascent

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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

The Tuner

The Tuner

Travelling with Pets

Travelling with Pets

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Everybody Dies But Me

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The Cranes Are Flying

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