Russophiles Unite! Movie Podcast

The Cranes are Flying (Mikhail Kalatozov; 1957)

March 7, 2019

This time around we're watching The Cranes are Flying from 1957, directed by Mikhail Kalatozov.

Ally is once again joined by Russian language & literature grad, foodie, and reluctant veteran of the podcast Carrie Pitts.

SPOILERS from about 18 mins in until the end.

CONTENT WARNING: a rape is strongly implied to have taken place off screen.

The Cranes are Flying stars Tatyana Samoylova, Alexei Batalov, Aleksandr Shvorin, Vasiliy Merkurev, and Svetlana Kharitonova.

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