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Zhila-byla devochka (1944)

Approved | | Drama, War | 22 December 1945 (USA)
Woven around the daily lives of two children, nine-year-old Nastenka and five-year-old Katia, this is a story of the 17 months' siege of Leningrad and of the people and families shattered ... See full summary »

Director:

Viktor Eysymont

Writers:

Charles Clement (English titles), Vladimir Nedobrovo

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Cast

Cast overview:
Nina Ivanova ... Nastenka
Natalya Zashchipina ... Katya (as Natasha Zashchipina)
Ada Vojtsik ... Nastenka's Mother
Vera Altayskaya Vera Altayskaya ... Katya's mother (as V. Altayskaya)
Lidiya Shtykan ... Tonya (as L. Shtykan)
Aleksandr Larikov Aleksandr Larikov ... Makar Ivanovich (as A. Larikov)
Nikolai Korn ... Nastenka's father (as N. Korn)
Elena Kirillova Elena Kirillova ... Stepanida (as E. Kirillova)
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Storyline

Woven around the daily lives of two children, nine-year-old Nastenka and five-year-old Katia, this is a story of the 17 months' siege of Leningrad and of the people and families shattered by the war, their homes bombed and destroyed, their lives in a constant anticipation of the advancing German army and air raids. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

22 December 1945 (USA) See more »

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Once There Was a Girl See more »

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Production Co:

Soyuzdetfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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