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A.k.a.
Ballad of a Soldier
Year
1959
Runtime
88 min.
Director
Grigoriy Chukhray
Genres
Drama, Romance, War
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
6,803
Checks
1,747
Favs
270
Dislikes
10
Favs/checks
15.5% (1:6)
Favs/dislikes
27:1
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  1. JKman's avatar

    JKman

    Hmm.. A few years since I saw this movie, and just thinking of the last scenes makes me emotional.
    ...Well that is art, I suppose.
    6 years 8 months ago
  2. nosex's avatar

    nosex

    i really loved the double exposure scene on the train after the protagonist separates from the girl. her figure juxtaposed against those rushing birch trees was highly romantic and profoundly reflected ideas of human regret and memories of fondness. 7 years 3 months ago
  3. RiD's avatar

    RiD

    Wow! That was one wonderful movie. :) 6 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #6 in Livejournal Russian top 100
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  2. This movie ranks #15 in BAFTA - Best Film
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  3. This movie ranks #29 in Russian Guild Of Film Critics - Best Russian Films
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  4. This movie ranks #34 in 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  5. This movie ranks #35 in War
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  6. This movie ranks #45 in 1950s
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  7. This movie ranks #45 in Doubling the Canon
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  8. This movie ranks #60 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  9. This movie ranks #125 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  10. This movie ranks #143 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  11. This movie ranks #151 in The Criterion Collection
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  12. This movie ranks #422 in 501 Must See Movies
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  13. This movie ranks #813 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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