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Povest o nastoyashchem cheloveke (1948)

Alexey Meresyev was a fighter pilot during the war. One day he was shot down by Nazis, and because of his wounds both of his legs had to be cut off up to his knees. Because of his spirit ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Aleksei Meresyev
Nikolai Okhlopkov ... Kommissar Worobjew
Aleksei Dikij ... Wassilij Wassiljewitsch
... Stepan Ivanovich
... Zinochka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Varvara
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Alexey Meresyev was a fighter pilot during the war. One day he was shot down by Nazis, and because of his wounds both of his legs had to be cut off up to his knees. Because of his spirit and courage, Alexey was able to overcome his disability. He learned not only to walk on his artificial limps, but even dance and fly the plane again. Based on a real-life story. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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