Born October 3, 1949 in Leningrad. In 1972 he graduated from Leningrad State University with a degree historian and art critic. In 1971, Alexander Rogozhkin
began working artist at the Leningrad television, . and in 1974-1977 he was a painter-decorator in the Lenfilm "and at the same time he studied at the art and graphics department of the Leningrad Pedagogical Institute named after AI Herzen,
. In 1980 he participated as a writer in the creation of the film "And we will live". In 1982, Alexander Rogozhkin
graduated VGIK, where he was engaged in the Sergei Gerasimov, then shot promotional films, and in 1985 as the director put the full-length tape "for the sake of a few lines". She made a director with the release of the screens in 1989 social drama "guard" marked by several professional awards and had a great public outcry. Then Alexander Rogozhkin
put on his fantastic scenario tape "Third Planet" and drama "Chekist" based on a story by Vladimir notch "Sliver". In 1995, the director, who until then had an attempt at a comedy, put on his screenplay "Peculiarities of national hunting". The picture was extremely popular, and the actors who played in it, immediately caught the fancy of the audience. The next year, followed by the continuation of the successful bands - "Operation" Happy New Year ". The year 1998 was for Alexander Rogozhkin
very fruitful - he took off his military drama "The Blockhouse", . the award in 1999, several film awards, . and made a comedy film Peculiarities of National Fishing ", . in which the audience again with their favorite characters of previous films - General Ivolgin, . huntsman Kuzmich, . Left Soloveichik,
. In addition, the director withdrew the first part of the television series "Cops" ( "Street of Broken Lamps"), also won the recognition of the audience.
. Peculiarities of national cinema This article was published in the "General Newspaper", N 10 of 11-17 March 1999