The Ascent



Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.

  1. Larisa Shepitko

    Director, Writer

  2. Vasili Bykov


  3. Yuri Klepikov


Top Billed Cast

  1. Boris Plotnikov

    Boris Plotnikov


  2. Vladimir Gostyukhin

    Vladimir Gostyukhin


  3. Lyudmila Polyakova

    Lyudmila Polyakova


  4. Viktoriya Goldentul


  5. Mariya Vinogradova

    Mariya Vinogradova

    Village elder's wife

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The Ascent
The Ascent


Original Title Восхождение

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 2, 1977


    Only teens the age of 16 or older can watch.

Original Language Russian

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget -

Revenue -



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