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A.k.a.
The Cranes Are Flying
Year
1957
Runtime
95 min.
Director
Mikhail Kalatozov
Genres
Drama, Romance, War
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
10,750
Checks
3,630
Favs
652
Dislikes
23
Favs/checks
18.0% (1:6)
Favs/dislikes
28:1
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  1. filmistruth's avatar

    filmistruth

    cinematography is enough to highly recommend this film. 12 years 11 months ago
  2. Shazaaaam's avatar

    Shazaaaam

    Jawdroppingly great. 12 years 1 month ago
  3. chryzsh's avatar

    chryzsh

    In just over 90 minutes we get a pretty good tale of war, love and despair, right in the middle of the most terrific russian, bleak ww2 setting accompanied by jawdropping cinematography! 8 years 9 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #1 in Russian Guild of Film Critics's Best Russian Films
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  2. This movie ranks #2 in Empire Russia's 100 Best Russian Films: Readers' Choice
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  3. This movie ranks #8 in iCheckMovies's 1950s Top 100
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  4. This movie ranks #15 in IMDb's 1950s Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #17 in IMDb's Romance Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #21 in IMDb's War Top 50
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  7. This movie ranks #23 in Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
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  8. This movie ranks #25 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  9. This movie ranks #30 in 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  10. This movie ranks #139 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
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  11. This movie ranks #166 in The Criterion Collection
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  12. This movie ranks #175 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  13. This movie ranks #264 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  14. This movie ranks #315 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  15. This movie ranks #364 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  16. This movie ranks #518 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  17. This movie ranks #897 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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