Cranes Are Flying DVD
In this highly acclaimed film set during World War 2, a woman loses her lover when he goes to war and then marries his brother. The spectacular camera work and editing here show a cinematic freedom previously prohibited by Stalinist dogma. Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov; music by M. Vainberg; featuring Tatiana Samoilova, Alexei Batalov, and Vasily Merkuryev.
USSR, 1957, B&W, 91 minutes, Russian dialogue, English subtitles.Criterion
NTSC Region 0 encoding (Entire World)