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Voskhozhdeniye : Ascent ; Krylia = Wings (2008)

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Published: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2008]
Series: Eclipse. Series 11Criterion Collection
Description:  2 videodiscs (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9781604650488 (set), 1604650486 (set), 9781604650495, 1604650494, 9781604650501, 1604650508,
Language:  Russian

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The Ascent is based on the novel 'Sotnikov' by Vasili Bykov and was originally released as a motion picture inn 1977.

Wings was originally released as a motion picture in 1966

The ascent: Boris Plotnikov, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Sergei Yakovlev, Lyudmila Polyakova, Victoria Goldentul

Wings: Maya Bulgakova, Zhanna Bolotova, Panteleimon Krymov, Leonid Dyachkov, Vladimir Gorelov

The Ascent tracks two Byelorussian peasant soldiers - one on the path to redemption, the other to hell - as they try to evade Nazi forces during World War II

Wings: Suffocated by modern-day living, a buttoned-down headmistress reminisces about her glory days as a World War II pilot

DVD, full screen; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC

Russian dialogue with optional English subtitles

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Additional Credits:
Shepitʹko, Larisa Efimovna, 1938-1979
Klepikov, ︠I︡U (︠I︡Uriĭ)
Plotnikov, Boris, 1949-
Gost︠i︡ukhin, Vladimir Vasilʹevich, 1946-
︠I︡Akovlev, Sergeĭ, 1925-1996
Pol︠i︡akova, L︠i︡udmila Viktorovna
Goldentul, Victoria
Bykaŭ, Vasilʹ, 1924-2003.
Maslov, V
Ezhov, Valentin, 1921-
R︠i︡azan︠t︡seva, Natali︠i︡a, 1938-
Bulgakova, Maĭ︠i︡a, 1932-1994
Bolotova, Zhanna
Krymov, Panteleimon
Dyachkov, Leonid
Gorelov, Vladimir
Janus Films
Moskovska︠i︡a kinostudi︠i︡a "Mosfilʹm"
"Comrade" Creative Association (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)

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