Days and Nights

narrative

Typology

feature

Czech title

Dny a noci

Runtime

0 min

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1954

Production year

1954

Language version

Czech

Director

Václav Gajer

Synopsis

War-time Stalingrad in 1942. On the bank of the Volga, the very young nurse Aňa meets the Soviet Captain Saburov. Aňa tells him about the plans she had before the war started. She wanted to study, get married and have children. When she now takes the wounded over the Volga into safety, she fears that she will die and that none of her plans will be fulfilled. They meet again after she has been rescued from the river exhausted. Saburov feeds her and lets her rest. The girl discovers with surprise that the captain, who seems an old and experienced man to her, was still a student only recently and is barely thirty years old. They meet for the third time when Aňa is wounded and going to be transported over the river. Aňa doesn't know how seriously she is wounded, but they both hope that their ways will meet in the future. The girl is taken away on a stretcher and Saburov kisses her goodbye.

Cast

Soňa Danielová

ošetřovatelka Aňa Klimenková

Jiří Němeček

kapitán Saburov

Rudolf Deyl ml.

voják Péťa

Oldřich Šmalcl

ošetřovatel

Commentary

Crew and creators

Assistant Director

Štěpán Skalský, Zdena Štekrová, Zdenka Pavlíčková

Based on

Konstantin Simonov (Dny a noci – román)

Screenplay

Václav Gajer

Camera Operator

Jiří Šafář, Ladislav Vinklárek, Adolf Navara, Ján Cifra

Production Designer

Jan Pacák

Make-Up Artist

Karel Holek

Sound Designer

Stanislav Vondraš

Production Manager

Miroslava Jasná

Music

Music Composed by

Jiří Srnka

Production info

Original Title

Dny a noci

English Title

Days and Nights

Category

film

Typology

feature

Genre

narrative

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1954

Production Year

1954

Production

Studio FAMU

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Versions

Czech