The Young Guard (film)

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The Young Guard
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Film poster
Directed by Sergei Gerasimov
Written by Sergei Gerasimov
Alexander Fadeyev (novel)
Starring Vladimir Ivanov
Inna Makarova
Nonna Mordyukova
Music by Dmitri Shostakovich
Cinematography Vladimir Rapoport
Release dates
11 November 1948
Running time
170 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

The Young Guard (Russian: Молодая гвардия, translit. Molodaya Gvardiya) is a two-part 1948 Soviet film directed by Sergei Gerasimov and based on the novel of the same title by Alexander Fadeyev. In 1949 a Stalin Prize for this film was awarded to Gerasimov, cinematographer Vladimir Rapoport, and the group of leading actors.

The film was also the highest grossing Soviet film of 1948, with approximately 48,600,000 tickets sold.


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