Ballad of a Soldier
During World War II, 19-year-old Russian soldier Alyosha wins a 10-day leave and tries to make it home. Along the way, he meets several civilians, and his cheery presence is like a wartime tonic for them, uplifting their lives.
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- Grigori Chukhrai
- This movie is
- 1962 BAFTA®
- Best Film
- Best Actor nominee: Vladimir Ivashov
- 1961 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Foreign Language Film nominee
- 1962 Academy Award®
- Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Russian: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; interview with director Grigori Chukhrai and stars Vladimir Ivashov and Zhanna Prokhorenko, conducted after a preview screening in New York.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it