Alexander Sokurov

Alexander Sokurov

Actor, Director, Writer, Screenplay

BIO

Alexander Nikolayevich Sokurov, (born June 14, 1951) is a Russian filmmaker. His most significant works include a feature film, Russian Ark (2002), filmed in a single unedited shot, and Faust (2011), which was honoured with the Golden Lion, the highest prize for the best film at the Venice Film Festival.

Birthday

June 14, 1951

Place of birth

Podorvikha, Irkutsk Oblast

Known for

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Moscow Elegy

A 1988 documentary film directed by Alexander Sokurov, about the later life and death of Soviet R... Read more

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Voice of Sokurov

Five years in the making, based on six lengthy interviews filmed on six different locations in Sa... Read more

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Elegiya zhizni. Rostropovich. Vishnevskaya

A documentary about the famous musician Mstislav Rostropovich and his wife, Galina Vishnevskaya. Read more

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Robert. A Fortunate Life

Aleksander Sokurov brings the treasures of the Hermitage back into the light by making films abou... Read more

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Francofonia

Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned muse... Read more

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The Evening Sacrifice

The manifestation and fireworks on the 1st of May, one of the ritual celebrations of Soviet times... Read more

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Confession

Originally a five-part semi-documentary series on Russian television, this scaled down release te... Read more

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Elegy From Russia

These images and sounds are poetic metaphors that transform “Elegy from Russia” into a document t... Read more

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Mariya

“Maria” is a film requiem for a Russian peasant woman, Maria Semionovna Voinova. The film is in t... Read more

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Spiritual Voices

In 1994, Alexander Sokurov accompanied Russian troops assigned to a frontier military post at the... Read more

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Alexander Sokurov: Questions about cinema

An encounter with the great Russian film director Alexander Sokurov, which gives rise to a lot of... Read more

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Leningrad Retrospective (1957-1990)

A montage of Leningrad newsreel becomes a composite collage made up of documents-shots, divided i... Read more

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The Knot

The Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn is a two-part Russian television documentary by Russian filmmaker... Read more

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In One Breath: Alexander Sokurov's Russian Ark

Making of Russian Ark, with on camera personal views by members of the cast and crew of the major... Read more

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A Humble Life

A Humble Life is certainly true to its title, a documentary study of the day-to-day world of Umen... Read more

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Elegy of a Voyage

From a misty night into the dark exposition rooms of a museum to ponder philosophically at painti... Read more