The Defektor : Prix de la Critique internationale (FIPRESCI) à Moscou, 1991
Scriptwriter, director, producer. Born in 1954 in Leningrad.
Graduated from VGIK (1981, class of E.Dzigan). Since 1981 was
assistant director, then director at «Lenfilm». Since 1991 was chairman
of the board and creative manager of the creative and production
movie firm «Barmalei» (St. Petersburg). Merited Worker of Arts of
the Russian Federation (2000). Winner of the «Tefi» Award (2005,