Vsevolod Pudovkin Illarionovich
(16.2.1893, Penza - 30.6.1953, Moscow), film director, People's Artist of the USSR (1948), three times winner of the Stalin Prize (1941, 1947, 1951). He studied at Moscow University (not finished). Educated VGIK (1925). In 1915, drafted into the army, was captured and placed in a POW camp in Germany. In 1919 he returned to the RSFSR. Students in. Curtains & A. Kuleshov. From 1925 he worked at the studio "Mezhrabpom - Rus. In 1926 directed his first film - "Mother" the novel M. Gorky, who later became a classic of early socialist cinema. His films "The End of St. Petersburg" (1927), and a descendant of Genghis Khan "(1928) also recognized masterpieces. In 1939 joined the Communist Party (b). In the late 1930's - early 1940's. When I.V. Stalin, having decided to abandon internationalism began to exploit the national history of Russia, made the film "Minin and Pozharsky (1939)," Suvorov "(1941) and Admiral Nakhimov" (1947). Pudovkin
's last film - "The Return of Vasili Bortnikov (based on the novel G. Nikolaeva "Harvest").
- In the article about. I. Pudovkin from "Universal Encyclopedia" on server "Cyril and Methodius". The portrait, shot from the film "A descendant of Genghis Khan."
- Page of In. I. Pudovkin site "Cyril and Methodius". Great article, picture, pictures from movies. Filmography detailing the story of 22 films (acting and directing work).