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A zori zdes tikhie (1972)

During WWII in a small village outpost, a commander has his troop replaced by an all female unit. As they finally begin to appreciate one another, German paratroopers are spotted nearby and the realities of war emerge.
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Cast

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Irina Dolganova ...
Sofya Gurvich
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Elizaveta Brichkina (as Elena Dropeko)
Ekaterina Markova ...
Galina Chetvertak
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Evgeniya Komelkova
Irina Shevchuk ...
Margarita Osyanina
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Kiryanova, starshiy serzhant (as L. Zaytseva)
Alla Meshcheryakova ...
Mariya, khozyayka kvartiry (as A. Meshcheryakova)
Nina Yemelyanova ...
Polina Egorovna (as N. Emelyanova)
Aleksey Chernov ...
Tovarishch 'Tretiy', mayor (as A. Chernov)
Viktor Avdyushko ...
Pomkomvzvoda (as V. Avdyushko)
V. Antonov
Svetlana Borisova ...
Zenitchitsa (as S. Borisova)
Andrey Gribushin ...
Soldat SS (as A. Gribushin)
T. Gunina
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Storyline

Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal Vaskov is stationed with a group of many young women in training. One of the women while sneaking from camp to visit her young son sees two German paratroopers. Vaskov takes five of the women to stop the two paratroopers, but finds sixteen paratroopers instead, leaving the small group of patriots to engage the enemy in an unequal fight. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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Drama | History | War

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4 November 1972 (Soviet Union)  »

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The Dawns Here are Quiet  »

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The title is correctly translated to English (and most languages) as The Dawns Here are Quiet. For some reason, the Finnish and Swedish titles translate to And The Evenings are Quiet. See more »

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Version of A zori zdes tikhie (2005) See more »

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good movie
6 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

It's a very nice story about young Russian women who where in fields of war and touch every soul.I guess it would be good young people to watch this movie about Second World war. I have seen the movie some times and if I had chance I would watch more


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