Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Cult Film Director Georgi Daneliya Turns 85 Today
25.08.2015 17:05
Cult Film Director Georgi Daneliya Turns 85 Today

Today, August 25, marks the 85th jubilee of the People's Artist of the USSR, the outstanding film director and scriptwriter Georgi Daneliya.

      According to the TASS agency, Georgy Daneliya is celebrating his birthday at home, with his grandchildren and and great-grandchildren. "There won't be any special anniversary retrospective of my films, they are anyway always broadcasted on TV. I am staying home and not going out tonight", - the film director said.

      Georgy Daneliya was born in Tbilisi in 1930. He started working as a production director at the Mosfilm Studio in 1959. His major early work Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964) became a cultural hallmark of the Khruschev's Thaw.  

      The cinematographer has directed more than 20 films, most of them authored by himself.

      Georgy Daneliya is the winner of the USSR State Award  (for the film Mimino, 1978), a full member of the National Academy of inematic Arts and Sciences of Russia, and an honourary citizen of Tbilisi.




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Georgy Daneliya Russian Film Directors Russian Cinema   

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Valery Gergiev with Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Going on European Tour
Stanislav Govorukhin Was Laid to Rest at Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow
The Red Wheel by Alexander Solzhenitsyn to be Published in English
Actor and Producer Dmitry Solovyov Died at the Age of 43
Satirist Mikhail Zadornov Passed Away

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Flowers Delivery

search on the map
Russian tourism  Moscow  contemporary art  pensioners in Russia  advertisement in Russia  Russian Poetry  Karelia   Retail  Theatre Festivals  poll  Bashneft  Tudors  Orthodox Church  Silver Gate  Joy Division  White City  Ice Festivals  Russian business  Nizhny Novgorod Region  Ukraine  terrorist organizations  St. Petersburg  Russian politicians  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  tourist crisis  Rock Music  Heroism   Jennifer Lopez  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian fashion  Konstantin Yuon  Dagestan  Archeology  Russian history  Peter and Fevronia  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week   Streets Theatres  Perm  Painting  Russian Cinema  Russian oil companies  Leonard Cohen  Nanosatellites   Vladimir Obruchev  Concerts in Moscow  Russian Literature  Visa   Alexander Melamid  Lyudmila Alexeyeva  Lipetsk  

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites