New Trailer for Russian War Drama Film ‘Save Leningrad’

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Universal Pictures Russia has unveiled a brand-new poster and trailer for its upcoming WWII drama Save Leningrad (Спасти Ленинград).

Based on an actual event– a 900-day siege of Leningrad (today’s St Petersburg), the film revolves around Nastya (Maria Melnikova) and Kostya (Andrei Mironov-Udalov), two young lovers who got into a rescue boat together with other passengers, as well as the NKVD officer Petruchik (Gela Meskhi) and a full-scale symphony orchestra. There was a slim chance they could reach their destination…

Directed by Alexei Kozlov, the film also stars Anastasia Melnikova, Valery Degtyar, Mikhail Morozov and Inga Oboldina. Check it out in the player below.

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Save Leningrad will premiere in Russian movie theaters on January 27, 2019.

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Here’s how Google translated the film’s synopsis: “September 1941. Young lovers Kostya and Nastya by the will of circumstances are on the barge, which should take people out of the besieged Leningrad. At night, the ship gets into a storm and is in distress, on the site of the tragedy the first are not rescuers, and enemy aircraft.
A story based on real events that marked the beginning of the great “Road of Life”.”