Saving Leningrad 2019 adalah film perang Rusia tahun 2019 yang ditulis tentang Jalan Kehidupan, tragedi darah “tongkang 752”, yang berlangsung pada malam 16-17 September 1941 di Danau Ladoga. Selama evakuasi orang-orang dari Leningrad, Tongkang itu dibom oleh pesawat tempur Nazi dan turun ke bawah, menewaskan lebih dari 1.000 orang. Pada saat yang sama, 460 orang terbunuh dalam sebuah tongkang yang ditarik oleh kapal perang, “Selemdzha”, yang membawa bahan bakar dan pasokan militer ke Leningrad. Hanya sedikit yang diselamatkan. Film ini berlangsung selama Front Timur dalam Perang Dunia II dan berfokus pada awal Pengepungan Leningrad.
Saving Leningrad (Russian: Спасти Ленинград) is a 2019 Russian war film written about the Road of Life, the tragedy of blood “barge 752”, which took place on the night of September 16 to 17, 1941, at Lake Ladoga. During the evacuation of people from Leningrad, The barge was bombed by Nazi warplanes and went to the bottom, killing more than 1,000 people. At the same time, 460 people were killed in a barge towed by gunship, “Selemdzha”, which was carrying fuel and military supplies to Leningrad. Few were saved. The film takes place during the Eastern Front in World War II and focuses on the beginning of the Siege of Leningrad.
The film is directed by Aleksey Kozlov, who co-wrote the screenplay and produced by Arkady Fateev. It stars Maria Melnikova as Nastya Tkachyova, Andrey Mironov-Udalov as cadet Kostya Gorelov, as well as Gela Meskhi, Anastasiya Melnikova in their debut cinematic roles.
Saving Leningrad was released in the Russian Federation by Universal Pictures International on January 27, 2019, on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the lifting of the blockade in Saint Petersburg (Then, Leningrad).