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SOKUROV Alexander

( Film director, actor)

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Born June 14, 1951 in the village of Podorvikha Irkutsk region in a military family members BOB. As a child moved from one place to another: in school began in Poland, graduated in Turkmenistan.
In 1968 he joined the history department of the Gorky University. While a student he began working as a staff Gorky television as an assistant director, then assistant director.
In 1974 he got his degree in History from the Gorky University.
In 1975 he joined the faculty of VGIK staging in the studio of documentary films Alexander Zguridi. For excellent studies received a scholarship named C. Eisenstein
. In 1979, . pass external exams, . year ahead of time was to graduate in VGIK because of a sharp conflict with the Administration Institute and the leadership of State cinema: his student works in cinematography were taken, . he was accused of formalism and anti-Soviet,
. His first feature film "Lonely Voice of Man" on a story by Russian writer Andrei Platonov, later received a number of awards, was not credited with the leadership as a graduating. It is time to Sokurov's remarkable moral and professional support of an outstanding and then disgraced director Andrei Tarkovsky, praising the young director's first film. Sokurov's friendship with Tarkovsky did not end even when the latter left Russia.
In 1980, on the recommendation of a. Tarkovsky He has been enrolled in the state Lenfilm ". Parallel to this, worked at the Leningrad Documentary Film Studio, where he has made at different times, all of his documentaries, including "Sonata for Hitler", "Elegy", "On the events in the Caucasus," "Spiritual Voices". Was sound in the film directed by Federico Fellini "And the Ship Sails On".
In the late 80's several earlier Sokurov filmed feature and documentary films were released (so far none of the film director was not allowed to show the Soviet censorship).
In 80-90 years the director worked intensively, taking a few pictures a year. The most famous feature films - "Lonely Voice of Man," Painful Indifference, "" Days of Eclipse, "" Save and Protect ".
Sokurov has received numerous awards from international film festivals, FIPRESCI Prize, Prize Tarkovsky. He is laureate of State Prize of Russia (1997) and winner of the Award of the Vatican "Third Millennium" (1998). Two recent works director - "Moloch" and "Taurus" in 1999 and 2000 represented Russia at the Cannes International Film Festival, where "Moloch" received the prize for best screenplay.
Around the world are held almost every year retrospective of his films.
In 1995, the decision of the European Film Academy Alexander Sokurov is included in the top one hundred best directors of world cinema

. On materials of the website "The Island of Sokurov" www.sokurov.spb.ru

. FILMOGRAPHY
. 1978-1987 Lonely Voice of Man director
. 1980 Degraded director, screenwriter
. 1980 You must live actor
. 1983-1987 Painful Indifference director
. 1988 Days of Eclipse director
. 1989 Save and Protect director
. 1990 SECOND CIRCLE director
. 1991 An Example of Intonation director, screenwriter
. 1992 STONE director
. 1992 ELEGY FROM RUSSIA
. STUDIES FOR SLEEP director, screenwriter
1993 Whispering Pages director, screenwriter
1995 Spiritual Voices. From the diaries of the war. The narrative in five parts. director, screenwriter
1996 Oriental Elegy director, screenwriter
1997 MOTHER AND SON director


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