Aleksandra Andronova is a Russian director and screenwriter. She is best known for her work in films such as The Six-Day War, The Island of Sakhalin, The Queen of Spades, and The Russian Bride.
Born in Moscow, Andronova studied at the Moscow State Institute of Culture and Arts. After graduating, she gained experience in the film industry working as an assistant director at Lenfilm Studios. In 2000, she made her directorial debut with The Six-Day War, which received numerous awards and nominations at the Cannes Film Festival.
In 2002, Andronova wrote and directed The Island of Sakhalin, an adaptation of a famous novel by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The film was praised by critics and won the Nika Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
In 2004, Andronova directed The Queen of Spades, a psychological horror film based on a story by Alexander Pushkin. The film was a box office success and won the Nika Award for Best Horror Film.
In 2007, Andronova wrote and directed The Russian Bride, a romantic drama set in the 19th century. The film was nominated for Best Picture at the Moscow International Film Festival and won the Nika Award for Best Screenplay.
Andronova has also directed several television series, including The Golden Age, which was nominated for the Best Television Series at the International Emmy Awards.
Andronova is considered one of the leading female directors in Russia and her films have won numerous awards and nominations. She is a member of the Russian Filmmakers’ Union and is highly respected in the film industry. Her work is known for its realism and exploration of complex social issues.