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V nebe 'Nochnye vedmy' (1981)

This war film tells about the feat of Soviet women-pilots, who during the WWII, mostly at night, bombed the positions of German-fascist troops and enemy communications. The Germans were ... See full summary »

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Film will be based on the female flying unit that fought in the Battle of Moscow. They were dubbed "Night Witches" by the frightened German soldiers because of the deadly stealth of their light planes.

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Credited cast:
Valentina Grushina ... Oksana Zakharchenko
Yana Drouz ... Galya Polikarpova (as Yana Druz)
Dmitri Zamulin ... Fedya Pavlov (as Dima Zamulin)
Nina Menshikova ... Marya Ivanovna
Valeriya Zaklunnaya ... glavniy-mayor Yevdokiya Boguslavskaya
Tatyana Chernopyatova ... Yulya Nesterova (as T. Mikrikova)
Elena Astafeva ... Katya Maksimova (as E. Astafeva)
Aleksandra Sviridova Aleksandra Sviridova ... Tonya Zhukova (as A. Sviridova)
Sergey Martynov ... Kostya Lazarev (as S. Martinov)
Dodo Chogovadze Dodo Chogovadze ... Sofiko (as D. Chogovadze)
Stanislav Korenev ... Komanduyushchiy (as S. Korenev)
Valentina Klyagina ... Soldatova (as V. Klyagina)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Margarita Ayupova Margarita Ayupova ... (as M. Ayupova)
Yu. Borovikov Yu. Borovikov
V. Brevko V. Brevko
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This war film tells about the feat of Soviet women-pilots, who during the WWII, mostly at night, bombed the positions of German-fascist troops and enemy communications. The Germans were horrified at the sudden appearance of Soviet light U-2 airplanes at night, and they began to call them "Night Witches".

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

December 1981 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

'Nachthexen' am Himmel See more »

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Ballada o voyennykh lyotchitsakh
Music by Evgeniy Krylatov
Lyrics by Evgeniy Evtushenko
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