Ballad of a Soldier
During World War II, earnest young Russian soldier Alyosha Skvortsov is rewarded with a short leave of absence for performing a heroic deed on the battlefield. Feeling homesick, he decides to visit his mother. Due to his kindhearted nature, however, Alyosha is repeatedly sidetracked by his efforts to help those he encounters, including a lovely girl named Shura. In his tour of a country devastated by war, he struggles to keep hope alive.Ballad of a Soldier featuring Vladimir Ivashov and Zhanna Prokhorenko is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a drama and romance movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (8,930 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Not available to rent or buy.
#98 Ranked in World War II Movies
#131 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#151 Ranked in War Movies
Ballad of a Soldier has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (8,930 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.