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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Director,
Writer,
Actor,
Cinematographer,
Artistic director
 
Born 1951, USSR
 
 

Alexandre SOKUROV

Александр Николаевич СОКУРОВ
Alexandre SOKOUROV
Also : Alexander SOKUROV / Alexandre SOKOUROV

Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2014 - Francofonia (Франкофония. Лувр под немецкой оккупацией) [documentary, 88 mn]
2011 - Faust (Фауст) [fiction, 134 mn]
2010 - Happiness is necessary (Счастье нам нужно) [documentary, 50 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Valeri Zorkin (Интонация. Валерий Зорькин) [documentary, 49 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Youri Schmidt (Интонация. Юрий Шмидт) [documentary, 39 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Arsen Kanokov (Интонация. Арсен Каноков) [documentary, 41 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Vladimir Yakunin (Интонация. Владимир Якунин) [documentary, 45 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Boris Averin (Интонация. Борис Аверин) [documentary, 34 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Sergey Slonimsky (Интонация. Сергей Слонимский) [documentary, 45 mn]
2009 - We Read the Book of the Blockade (Читаем "Блокадную книгу") [documentary, TV, 96 mn]
2007 - Alexandra (Александра) [fiction, 90 mn]
2006 - Elegy of Life: Rostropovich, Vishnevskaya (Элегия жизни. Ростропович. Вишневская) [documentary, 100 mn]
2005 - The Sun (Солнце) [fiction, 110 mn]
2003 - Father and Son (Отец и сын) [fiction, 94 mn]
2002 - Russian Ark (Русский ковчег) [fiction, 99 mn]
2001 - Elegy of a Voyage (Элегия дороги) [documentary, 47 mn]
2000 - Taurus (Телец) [fiction, 101 mn]
1999 - Molokh (Молох) [fiction, 102 mn]
1999 - Dolce ... (Dolce ...) [documentary, 60 mn]
1998 - The Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn (Беседы с Солженицыным) [documentary, 180 mn]
1998 - Confession (Повинность) [documentary, 260 mn]
1997 - Mother and Son (Мать и сын) [fiction, 73 mn]
1997 - A Humble Life (Смиренная жизнь) [documentary, 75 mn]
1997 - The St. Petersburg Diary. Kosintsev's Flat (Петербургский дневник. Квартира Козинцева) [documentary, 45 mn]
1997 - The St. Petersburg Diary. Inauguration of a monument to Dostoevsky (Петербургский дневник. Открытие памятника Достоевскому) [documentary, 45 mn]
1996 - Oriental Elegy (Восточная элегия) [documentary, 43 mn]
1996 - Hubert Robert. A Fortunate Life (Робер. Счастливая жизнь) [documentary, 26 mn]
1995 - Spiritual Voices (Духовные голоса) [documentary, 327 mn]
1995 - Soldier's Dream (Солдатский сон) [documentary, 11 mn]
1993 - Quiet Pages (Тихие страницы) [fiction, 80 mn]
1992 - Stone (Камень) [fiction, 84 mn]
1992 - The Elegy from Russia (Элегия из России) [documentary, 68 mn]
1991 - An Example of Intonation (Пример интонации) [documentary, 48 mn]
1990 - Circle Two (Круг второй) [fiction, 93 mn]
1990 - To the Events in Transcaucasia (К событиям в Закавказье) [documentary, 10 mn]
1990 - Petersburg Elegy (Петербурская элегия) [documentary, 38 mn]
1990 - A Simple Elegy (Простая элегия) [documentary, 20 mn]
1990 - A Retrospection of Leningrad (Ленинградская ретроспектива (1957–1990)) [documentary, 788 mn]
1989 - Save and Protect (Спаси и сохрани) [fiction, 168 mn]
1989 - Soviet Elegy (Советская элегия) [documentary, 37 mn]
1988 - The Days of Eclipse (Дни затмения) [fiction, 133 mn]
1988 - Moscow Elegy (Московская элегия) [documentary, 88 mn]
1986 - Empire (Ампир) [fiction, 35 mn]
1986 - Elegy (Элегия) [documentary, 30 mn]
1985 - Patience Labour (Терпение труд) [documentary, 10 mn]
1984 - The Evening Sacrifice (Жертва вечерняя) [documentary, 20 mn]
1983 - Painful Indifference (Скорбное бесчувствие) [fiction, 110 mn]
1982 - And Nothing More (И ничего больше) [documentary, 70 mn]
1981 - Altova sonata. Dmitri Shostakovich (Альтовая соната. Дмитрий Шостакович) [documentary, 80 mn]
1980 - The Degraded (Разжалованный) [fiction, 30 mn]
1979 - Sonata for Hitler (Соната для Гитлера) [documentary, 11 mn]
1978 - The Lonely Voice of Man (Одинокий голос человека) [fiction, 87 mn]
1978 - Maria / Peasant Elegy (Мария) [documentary, 41 mn]
 
Writer
2014 - Francofonia (Франкофония. Лувр под немецкой оккупацией) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 88 mn]
2010 - Happiness is necessary (Счастье нам нужно) by Alexandre SOKUROV , Aleksey YANKOVSKY [documentary, 50 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Valeri Zorkin (Интонация. Валерий Зорькин) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 49 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Youri Schmidt (Интонация. Юрий Шмидт) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 39 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Arsen Kanokov (Интонация. Арсен Каноков) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 41 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Vladimir Yakunin (Интонация. Владимир Якунин) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 45 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Boris Averin (Интонация. Борис Аверин) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 34 mn]
2009 - Intonation. Sergey Slonimsky (Интонация. Сергей Слонимский) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 45 mn]
2007 - Alexandra (Александра) by Alexandre SOKUROV [fiction, 90 mn]
2006 - Elegy of Life: Rostropovich, Vishnevskaya (Элегия жизни. Ростропович. Вишневская) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 100 mn]
2002 - Russian Ark (Русский ковчег) by Alexandre SOKUROV [fiction, 99 mn]
2001 - Elegy of a Voyage (Элегия дороги) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 47 mn]
1999 - Dolce ... (Dolce ...) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 60 mn]
1998 - The Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn (Беседы с Солженицыным) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 180 mn]
1998 - Confession (Повинность) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 260 mn]
1997 - A Humble Life (Смиренная жизнь) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 75 mn]
1997 - The St. Petersburg Diary. Kosintsev's Flat (Петербургский дневник. Квартира Козинцева) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 45 mn]
1997 - The St. Petersburg Diary. Inauguration of a monument to Dostoevsky (Петербургский дневник. Открытие памятника Достоевскому) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 45 mn]
1996 - Oriental Elegy (Восточная элегия) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 43 mn]
1996 - Hubert Robert. A Fortunate Life (Робер. Счастливая жизнь) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 26 mn]
1995 - Spiritual Voices (Духовные голоса) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 327 mn]
1995 - Soldier's Dream (Солдатский сон) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 11 mn]
1993 - Quiet Pages (Тихие страницы) by Alexandre SOKUROV [fiction, 80 mn]
1992 - The Elegy from Russia (Элегия из России) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 68 mn]
1991 - An Example of Intonation (Пример интонации) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 48 mn]
1990 - To the Events in Transcaucasia (К событиям в Закавказье) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 10 mn]
1990 - Petersburg Elegy (Петербурская элегия) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 38 mn]
1990 - A Simple Elegy (Простая элегия) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 20 mn]
1990 - A Retrospection of Leningrad (Ленинградская ретроспектива (1957–1990)) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 788 mn]
1989 - Soviet Elegy (Советская элегия) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 37 mn]
1988 - Moscow Elegy (Московская элегия) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 88 mn]
1986 - Empire (Ампир) by Alexandre SOKUROV [fiction, 35 mn]
1986 - Elegy (Элегия) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 30 mn]
1984 - The Evening Sacrifice (Жертва вечерняя) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 20 mn]
1980 - The Degraded (Разжалованный) by Alexandre SOKUROV [fiction, 30 mn]
1979 - Sonata for Hitler (Соната для Гитлера) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 11 mn]
1978 - Maria / Peasant Elegy (Мария) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 41 mn]
 
Actor
1998 - The Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn (Беседы с Солженицыным) by Alexandre SOKUROV [documentary, 180 mn]
 
Cinematographer
2005 - The Sun (Солнце) by Alexandre SOKUROV [fiction, 110 mn]
2000 - Taurus (Телец) by Alexandre SOKUROV [fiction, 101 mn]
 
Artistic director
2017 - Closeness (Теснота) by Kantemir BALAGOV [fiction, 118 mn]
2011 - Peterburg. Khronika razrusheniy (Петербург. Хроника разрушений) by Pyotr TROITSKY [documentary, 50 mn]
 
Sites : en russe, en anglais

Author :

Awards :
Prix Andreï Wajda de la liberté au Festival de Berlin, 2003
Prix pour sa contribution au développement du cinéma au Festival de Locarno, 2007 Prix Robert Bresson pour son apport l'art au Festival de Venise, 2007
Prize for the contribution to Russian Cinema, National Documentary Awards : Laurel, Russia, 2011
Prize of Liberty Andrzej Wajda, Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Germany, 2003
Faust :
Best feature film, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2013
Best directing, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2013
Happiness is necessary :
Jury Special Mention, International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2012
Faust :
Best film, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2012
Best directing, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2012
Golden Lion for Best Film, Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 2011
First prize, Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2011
We Read the Book of the Blockade :
Best documentary serial, National Documentary Awards : Laurel, Moscow (Russia), 2010
The Sun :
Best feature film, Festival Kinoblick, Stuttgart (Germany), 2006
Best Screenplay, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2005
Best film, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2005
Best directing, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2005
Father and Son :
FIPRESCI Prize, Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 2003
Taurus :
Best Cinematography, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2001
Best Cinematography, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2001
Best film, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2001
Best directing, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2001
Best feature film, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2001
Best directing, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2001
The Days of Eclipse :
Prix Felix de l'Académie européenne pour la musique, 1988
Prix de la meilleure image, Union des cinéastes de l'URSS, 1988
Circle Two :
Prix de la FIPRESCI à Rotterdam, 1990
Prix du Studio Lenfilm de la meilleure réalisation en 1990
Molokh :
Grand prix du Festival "Kinotavr", 1999
Russian Ark :
Prix au Festival de Toronto, 2002
Prix du meilleur film au Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii" à Saint-Petersbourg, 2003
Mention spéciale au Festival de San Francisco,2003
Soviet Elegy :
Grand prix à Oberhausen, 1990
The Sun :
Prix du meilleur film au concours Lenfilm, 2005
Prix du meilleur film au Festival des festivals à Saint-Pétersbourg, 2007
Save and Protect :
Premier prix au Festival de Montréal, 1989
Prix de la FIPRESCI à Montréal, 1989
Grand prix du Festival de Dunkerque, 1993
Taurus :
Prix de l'Etat, 2001
Oriental Elegy :
Grand Prix du Festival d'Oberhausen, 1996, Prix du festival Zolotoj Vitiaz, 1997
Spiritual Voices :
Prix Sony special videо au festival de Locarno, 1995
Mother and Son :
Prix spécial du Jury Oecuménique à Berlin, 1997
Prix de la Confédération internationale des arts cinématographiques, 1997
Prix de la FIPRESCI à Sotchi, 1997
Prix Andreï Tarkovski, 1997
Grand prix spécial du Saint-George d’argent pour « la contribution à l’élargissement des frontières de l’art du cinéma », 1998
Prix du cavalier de bronze de Lenfilm, 1998
Painful Indifference :
FIPRESSI award at the XV International Festival in Moscow, 1987.
Elegy of Life: Rostropovich, Vishnevskaya :
Prix Tefi du meilleur documentaire russe pour la télévision, 2007

Biography
Director of narrative and documentary cinema. National Artist of Russia, winner of the State Prize of Russia, national film awards, prize-winner of international and national film festivals. Born on 14 June 1951 in Siberia. In 1974 graduated from the faculty of history of Gorky State University; in 1979 graduated from the Film Institute VGIK (workshop of documentary cinema of Alexander Zguridi). Author of feature and documentary films, which are of equal importance and ideologically interconnected in the masterís creativity of spiritual drama. A full filmography (feature and documentary cinema, theatre works) and other materials about the directorís life and creativity can be found at www.sokurov.spb.ru.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Aleksandr Sokurov: Faust (2011) , Nancy CONDEE, 2012, kinokultura.com
- Aleksandr Sokurov : Faust (2011) , Birgit BEUMERS, 2011, kinokultura.com
- Alexander Sokurov : Russian Ark (Русский ковчег, 2002) 2011, Russian Film
- The Cinema of Alexander Sokurov , Birgit BEUMERS, , Nancy CONDEE, 2011, I.B.Tauris
- Aleksandr Sokurov : We Read the Book of the Blockade (Chitaem blokadnuiu knigu, 2009) , Polina BARSKOVA, 2010, kinokultura.com
- The imperial trace : recent Russian cinema , Nancy CONDEE, 2009, Oxford University Press
- Aleksandr Sokurov : Alexandra (Aleksandra, 2007) , Nancy CONDEE, 2007, kinokultura.com
- Aleksandr Sokurov, The Sun [Solntse] (2004) , José ALANIZ, 2005, kinokultura.com
- Aleksandr Sokurov : Russian Ark (Russkii kovcheg) (2002) , Birgit BEUMERS, 2003, kinokultura.com
- Aleksandr Sokurov: Father and Son (Otets i syn) (2003) , Birgit BEUMERS, 2003, kinokultura.com
 
 
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