• Dec 01, 1959
  • 89 min
  • Full-HD

Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

During World War II, earnest young Russian soldier Alyosha Skvortsov is rewarded with a short leave of absence for performing a heroic deed on the battlefield. Feeling homesick, he decides to visit his mother. Due to his kindhearted nature, however, Alyosha is repeatedly sidetracked by his efforts to help those he encounters, including a lovely girl named Shura. In his tour of a country devastated by war, he struggles to keep hope alive.

Soviet Union

Vladimir Ivashov

Alyosha Skvortsov

Zhanna Prokhorenko


Antonina Maksimova

Katerina, Alyosha's Mother

Nikolay Kryuchkov

The General

Evgeniy Urbanskiy

Vasya, the Invalid

Elza Lezhdey

Liza, the Invalid's Wife

Aleksandr Kuznetsov

Gavrilkin, the Train Sentry

Yevgeni Teterin

The Lieutenant, 'A Terrible Beast'

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