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Title Ballada o soldate [videorecording] = Ballad of a soldier / a Mosfilm Studio Production ; directed by Grigori Chukhrai ; scenario, Valentin Yoshov and Grigori Chukhrai.

Imprint [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Ru BAL    Available
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 148
The Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 148.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features: new digital transfer with restored image and sound ; audio interview with director/co-screenwriter Grigori Chukhrai and stars Vladimir Ivashov and Zhanna Prokhorenko, conducted after a preview screening in New York ; new and improved English subtitle translation.
Credits Photography, Vladimir Nikoleyev, Era Saveleva ; music, Michael Siv.
Cast Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko.
Summary "Russian soldier Alyosha Skvortsov is granted a visit with his mother after he single-handedly fends off two enemy tanks. As he journeys home, Alyosha encounters the devastation of his war-torn country, witnesses glimmers of hope among the people, and falls in love"--Container insert.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Russian dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Russia (Federation) -- Drama.
Soldiers -- Russia (Federation) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Russian.
War films
Added Author Chukhraĭ, Grigoriĭ Naumovich, 1921-2001
Ezhov, Valentin, 1921-
Ivashov, Vladimir, 1939-1995
Prokhorenko, Zhanna, 1940-2011
Nikolayev, Vladimir, 1909- Cinematographer.
Savelyeva, Era, 1913-1985.
Ziv, Mikhail, 1921-1994
Moskovskai︠a︡ kinostudii︠a︡ "Mosfilʹm"
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Ballad of a soldier
Note Title on container: Grigori Chukhrai's ballad of a soldier
ISBN 9780780025677
Standard No. 037429167922
Music No. BAL180 Criterion Collection

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