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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 »

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Viktor Eysymont

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Nina Ivanova ... Nastenka Pakhomova
Natalya Zashchipina ... Katya Sinichkina
Ada Vojtsik ... Nastenka's Mother
Aleksandr Larikov Aleksandr Larikov ... Makar Ivanovich
Vera Altayskaya ... Katya's Mother
Nikolai Korn ... Nastenka's Father
Lidiya Shtykan ... Tonya Vatrushkina
Elena Kirillova Elena Kirillova ... Stepanida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mariya Vinogradova
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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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Drama | War

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

22 December 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Once There Was a Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

St. Petersburg, Russia

Company Credits

Production Co:

Soyuzdetfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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