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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 »

Director:

Aleksandr Stolper

Writers:

Boris Polevoy (novel), Mariya Smirnova
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pavel Kadochnikov ... Aleksey Meresyev
Nikolai Okhlopkov Nikolai Okhlopkov ... Kommissar Vorobyev
Aleksei Dikij ... Vasiliy Vasilyevich
Vasiliy Merkurev ... Stepan Ivanovich
Lyudmila Tselikovskaya ... Zinochka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Boris Babochkin ... Komandir polka
Tamara Makarova ... Klavdiya Mikhaylovna
Aleksandr Mikhaylov ... Petrov
Lyubov Sokolova ... Varvara
Lev Sverdlin ... Naumov
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | War

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

22 October 1948 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Story of a Real Man See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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