Ballad of a Soldier | 1959

Drama
During World War I a young soldier performs a heroic act on the front by saving the life of a wounded comrade. He wins a few days leave and embarks on a journey to go visit his mother and along the way he helps touches ...more
Director: Grigori Chukhrai
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 1 win & 2 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Alyosha Skvorstov

Actor

... Shura

Actor

... Alyosha's Mother

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... General

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... Crippled Soldier

Actor

... His Wife

Actor

... Driver of Truck

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Company

Production Company

Synopsis

During World War I a young soldier performs a heroic act on the front by saving the life of a wounded comrade. He wins a few days leave and embarks on a journey to go visit his mother and along the way he helps touches the hearts of various people with his gentle earnestness.

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