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Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

12+ 12/20/1959 (US) DramaRomanceWar 1h 29m

From the very pages of life itself!


During World War II, earnest young Russian soldier Alyosha Skvortsov is rewarded with a short leave of absence for performing a heroic deed on the battlefield. Feeling homesick, he decides to visit his mother. Due to his kindhearted nature, however, Alyosha is repeatedly sidetracked by his efforts to help those he encounters, including a lovely girl named Shura. In his tour of a country devastated by war, he struggles to keep hope alive.

  1. Grigoriy Chukhray

    Director, Writer

  2. Valentin Ezhov


Top Billed Cast

  1. Vladimir Ivashov

    Vladimir Ivashov

    Alyosha Skvortsov

  2. Zhanna Prokhorenko

    Zhanna Prokhorenko


  3. Antonina Maksimova

    Antonina Maksimova

    Katerina, Alyosha's Mother

  4. Nikolay Kryuchkov

    Nikolay Kryuchkov

    The General

  5. Evgeniy Urbanskiy

    Vasya, the Invalid

  6. Elza Lezhdey

    Elza Lezhdey

    Liza, the Invalid's Wife

  7. Aleksandr Kuznetsov

    Aleksandr Kuznetsov

    Gavrilkin, the Train Sentry

  8. Yevgeni Teterin

    Yevgeni Teterin

    The Lieutenant, 'A Terrible Beast'

  9. Valentina Markova

    Valentina Markova

    Zoya, Skvortsovs' Neighbor

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Ballad of a Soldier
Ballad of a Soldier

Original Title Баллада о солдате

Status Released

Original Language Russian

Budget -

Revenue -


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