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The Cranes are Flying

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Original title
Letyat zhuravli (The Cranes are Flying)
Running time
94 min.
Soviet Union  (USSR) Soviet Union (USSR)
Viktor Rozov (Play: Viktor Rozov)
Moisey Vaynberg
Sergei Urusevsky
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Romance. Drama | Romantic Drama. II World War
Synopsis / Plot
Veronica and Boris are walking in the streets of Moscow and they love each other. Veronica is laughing, cause they are happy together this morning. They see some cranes in the sky. When arriving to Veronica's house they talk about a rendezvous at the bank of the river. And the 2nd World War begins in Moscow. Boris works in a factory and he hasn't got time to speak with Veronica. He has to go to the war...

Winner of the 1958 Cannes Film Festival Golden Palm.
1958: Cannes F: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm)
1958: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film and Foreign Actress (Samoylova)
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