Grigori Chukhray ( 1921-2001 )

One of the many great directors in Russian cinema. His most famous film is ”Ballad of a soldier ” ( 1959 ). A romantic war time story, filmed in a very melodramatic way, but — abstaining from Soviet propaganda– this film goes way beyond the obvious. But see for yourself…

www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0zr877200s&list=PL67F92F009F8AAF54&index=2