Ballad of a Soldier
Movie was released on 1959-12-01, the IMDB rating is 8,2 (upd: 08-14-2020) and lasts 89 min. Ballad of a Soldier belongs to the following categories: Best War, Drama, Romance, War. Directed by Grigoriy Chukhray.Overview
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.