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 ... Written by
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With the death of Stalin in 1953, the "cult of personality" that had infused all Soviet cinema during his rule began to relax. During the Stalinist regime, every war film had to celebrate both Lenin and Stalin and how they led the USSR to victory. "The Cranes are Flying" caused quite a stir upon its release as it deviated from that ruling. See more
Referenced in A Very Long Engagement