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The Story of the Flaming Years (1961)

Povest plamennykh let (original title)
In early Summer 1941, German troops penetrate into Russia, wreaking human and material destruction. Ivan Orlyukov, a young Russian, takes up arms and rises up against the invader. He is not... See full summary »

Director:

Yuliya Solntseva

Writers:

Sergey Bondarchuk (narration), Aleksandr Dovzhenko (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Boris Andreyev ... general Glazunov (as B. Andreyev)
Sergei Lukyanov ... Vasiliy Ryasnyy uchitel (as S. Lukyanov)
Vasiliy Merkurev ... Bogdanovskiy khirurg (as V. Merkuryev)
Nikolay Vingranovskiy ... Ivan Orlyuk (as N. Vingranovskiy)
Svetlana Zhgun ... Ulyana Vasilyevna (as S. Zhgun)
Mikhail Mayorov ... mayor Velichko (as M. Mayorov)
Zinaida Kirienko ... Mariya (as Z. Kirienko)
Boris Bibikov ... von Brenner (as B. Bibikov)
Voldemar Akuraters ... Shrader (as V. Akuraters)
Vladimir Zeldin ... Yevgeniy Gribovskiy (as V. Zeldin)
Boris Novikov ... Mandryka (as B. Novikov)
Evgeniy Bondarenko ... Roman Klunnyy (as Ye. Bondarenko)
Aleksandr Romanenko Aleksandr Romanenko ... Semyon Klunnyy (as A. Romanenko)
Antonina Bogdanova ... Antonina (as A. Bogdanova)
Sergey Petrov ... Demid - otets Ivana Orlyuka (as S. Petrov)
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Storyline

In early Summer 1941, German troops penetrate into Russia, wreaking human and material destruction. Ivan Orlyukov, a young Russian, takes up arms and rises up against the invader. He is not alone : a whole people struggles with him and manages, through their own self-sacrifice, to expel the Nazis from the motherland. Altogether, they fight fiercely till the full annihilation of the enemy. Written by Guy Bellinger

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russia | 70mm film | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama | War

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian | German

Release Date:

23 February 1961 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Chronicle of Flaming Years See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track

Color:

Color (Sovcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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