Russian Video: Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (Movie)!

Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 (how we call WWII in Russia) and we are watching one of the best movies Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (В бой идут одни “старики”), by Leonid Bukov, 1973.

Sometimes age has nothing to do with experience. Watch this movie to find out how in a short span of time the twenty year old pilots can loose the title “wet behind the ears” and gain the battle respected title of “old men”.

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The crew:
Directed by Leonid Bykov

Writing credits
Leonid Bykov writer
Yevgeni Onopriyenko writer
Aleksandr Satsky writer

Original Music by Viktor Shevchenko
Cinematography by Vladimir Vojtenko
Film Editing by M. Zorovoy
Production Design by Georgi Prokopets
Costume Design by L. Korotenko

The cast:
Leonid Bykov – Titarenko
Sergei Podgornyj – Smuglyanka
Sergei Ivanov – Kuznechik
Rustam Sagdullayev – Romeo
Yevgeniya Simonova – Masha
Olga Mateshko – Zoya
Vladimir Talashko – Skvortzov
Aleksei Smirnov – Makarych
Viktor Miroshnichenko – Kompolka
Gregory Hlady – (as Grigori Gladij)
Yuri Sarantsev
Alim Fedorinsky – Alyabyev (as A. Fyodorinsky)
Vano Yantbelidze – Vano (as V. Yantbelidze)
Aleksandr Nemchenko – Ivan Fedorovich (as A. Nemchenko)
Boris Boldyrevsky (as B. Boldyrevsky)
Valentin Makarov (as V. Makarov)
Lyudmila Marchenko
Vilori Pashchenko (as V. Paschenko)
Valentin Grudinin (as V. Grudinin)
Dmitri Mirgorodsky
Vladimir Volkov
Viktor Stepanenko (as V. Stepanenko)

© Dovzhenko Film Studio, 1973

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