Letyat zhuravli (The Cranes are Flying) Reviews

Top Critic

July 31, 2008
Top Critic
David Fear
Time Out
January 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 6/6
Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 19, 2007
It's exactly what you'd expect: tepid, artsy, and grayish.
Top Critic

Time Out
June 24, 2006
Top Critic
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
December 8, 2003
Thanks to Mr. Kalatozov's direction and the excellent performance Tatyana Samoilova gives as the girl, one absorbs a tremendous feeling of sympathy from this film -- a feeling that has no awareness of geographical or political bounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Top Critic
Scott Tobias
AV Club
June 11, 2002
A key post-war effort, both for its cinematic audacity and for its frank, moving depiction of families and lovers torn apart by violence.