Artiste du peuple de l’Union Soviétique (1948).
Admiral Nakhimov : Diplôme d'honneur et Prix des meilleures scènes de foule au Festival de Venise, 1947
Prix Staline de premier degré attribué à Anatoli Golovnia, Alekseï Diki, Leonid Kniazev, Nikolaï Krioukov, Igor Loukovski, Vsevolod Poudovkine et Rouben Simonov.
Suvorov : Prix Staline, degré I, à M. Doller, V. Poudovkine, A. Khanov, N. Tcherkassov, 1941
A student of engineering at Moscow University, Pudovkin saw active duty during World War I, being captured by the Germans. After the war, he abandoned his professional activity and joined the world of cinema, first as a screenwriter, actor and art director, and then as an assistant director to Lev Kuleshov.
After a few tries with advertising cinema, he directed in 1926 that which will be considered one of the masterpieces of silent movies: Mother, where he developed several montage theories that would make him famous.[...]