- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: April 30, 2002
- Originally Released: 1957
- Label: Criterion
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Cannes 1958 -
Sight and Sound - 02/01/2007
"[E]ye-popping cinematography, with visual virtuoso Sergei Urusevsky pushing 1950s technology well beyond what seems technically feasible."
Total Film - 03/01/2007
"THE CRANES ARE FLYING is a big, bold wartime weepie about a love triangle involving a soldier at war, his fiancee and his feckless cousin..."
Two young lovers are separated by the outbreak of war, each confronting personal upheaval and grief, trying to maintain the dream that someday they will be together again.