Sergei Govorukhin(Russian film director and writer)
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Sergei Stanislavovich Govorukhin (September, 1, 1961, Kharkov -October, 27, 2011) was the Russian film director and writer.
Sergei Stanislavovich Govorukhin was born in Kharkov in the family of well-known director Stanislav Govorukhin. He spent his childhood and youth in Kazan. In 1988 he graduated from the scenary faculty of VGIK. Sergei worked as a welder, assembler, gold digger on the Far North, construction superintendent.
In 1994 he started film shootings about modern wars in Russia. In February, 1995 in Grozny returning from shootings he was fired by the Chechen insurgents and got a gunshot wound, what resulted in foot amputation. He debuted with his art-publicistic film 'Damned and Forgotten' in the co-authorship with Inna Vaneeva. He was a member of the Union of writers and Union of cinematographers of Russia. The author of prose collections: 'Muddy continent', 'Nobody, except us :', 'With Me and Without Me', 'Transparent Woods near Luxembourg', and of some publications in the central press and magazines. The head of the Movie company "Epilogue".
From 1994 until 2005 as a war correspondent Stanislav participated in operations in the territory of Tajikistan, the Chechen Republic, Afghanistan and Yugoslavia. He participated in 20 fighting and three special operations. He was awarded several war decorations. In 1996 he created Regional public organization of veterans-invalids of inter-regional conflicts in Tajikistan and the Chechen Republic, held the post of the chairman of fund of confrontations veterans and invalids "Rock hell".
Sergey Govorukhin was a member of the President's council concerning assisting to development of civil institutes and human rights.
He died on October, 27, 2011 on 51st year of life.
1. 1997 - Damned and Forgotten - director, script writer, producer
2. 2001 - Composition on the Last Theme - director, script writer
3. 2008 - Nobody, except us : - director, script writer, producer
4. 2011 - People's Earth - director, script writer, producer
- Nobody, except us :
- With Me and Without Me.
- Transparent Woods near Luxembourg.
Awards and prizes
- Order of Courage (1995)
- Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (1998)
- Prize of the Moscow city in literature and art for the film ' Composition on the Last Theme '
- For the film 'Damned and Forgotten':
- 1998 - Grand-prix of the IX Open festival of nonfiction films 'Russia' (Ekaterinburg).
- 1999 - For the best nonfiction film - the prize Nika
- 2005- the prize 'Zolotoy Kadr' (International festival 'Kinoletopis'')
- For the film 'Nobody, except us :':
- Festival of Russian cinema 'Okno v Evropu' - two prizes 'Serebryanaya Ladya'
- Prize of the Guild of Russian filmakers
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