Overview

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.

  1. Mikhail Kalatozov

    Director

  2. Viktor Rozov

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tatyana Samoylova

    Tatyana Samoylova

    Veronika

  2. Aleksey Batalov

    Aleksey Batalov

    Boris

  3. Vasili Merkuryev

    Vasili Merkuryev

    Fyodor Ivanovich

  4. Aleksandr Shvorin

    Aleksandr Shvorin

    Mark

  5. Svetlana Kharitonova

    Svetlana Kharitonova

    Irina

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The Cranes Are Flying
The Cranes Are Flying

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Original Title Летят журавли

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 12, 1957
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Russian

Runtime 1h 37m

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