Director,
Writer,
Producer
Born 1951, USSR (Russia)
 
 
Aleksey UCHITEL
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Алексей Ефимович УЧИТЕЛЬ
Alekseï OUTCHITEL
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2020 - Tsoy (Цой) [fiction, 97 mn]
2016 - Matilda (Матильда) [fiction, 109 mn]
2013 - Eight (Восьмерка) [fiction, 85 mn]
2010 - The Edge (Край) [fiction, 110 mn]
2008 - The Captive (Пленный) [fiction, 80 mn]
2005 - Dreaming of Space (Космос как предчувствие) [fiction, 90 mn]
2003 - The Stroll / The Walk (Прогулка) [fiction, 90 mn]
2000 - His Wife's Diary (Дневник его жены) [fiction, 120 mn]
1998 - Elita (Элита)
1995 - Mania of Giselle (Мания Жизели) [fiction, 86 mn]
1995 - Mitki v Evrope (Митьки в Европе)
1994 - Maestro (Маэстро)
1993 - Batterflyay (Баттерфляй) [fiction, 54 mn]
1992 - Posledniy geroy (Последний герой) [documentary, 64 mn]
1991 - Rok v Rossii (Рок в России)
1990 - Obvodnoy kanal (Обводной канал) [documentary, 47 mn]
1987 - Roсk (Рок) [documentary, 80 mn]
1987 - Otkrytyy urok (Открытый урок)
1985 - Planeta Natasha (Планета Наташа)
1984 - Preodolenie (Преодоление) [documentary]
1983 - Aktsiya (Акция) [fiction, short film]
1982 - Tebe doverena zemlya (Тебе доверена земля)
1981 - Kto - za? (Кто - за?)
1980 - Skolko lits u diskoteki ? (Сколько лиц у дискотеки?)
1978 - Leningrad (Ленинград) [documentary]
1978 - Pusk. Portret odnogo sobytiya (Пуск. Портрет одного события)
1977 - Sto tycyach 'ya' (Сто тысяч 'я')
1976 - Ego zvezda (Его звезда)
1975 - Its Name is Novgorod (Имя ему - Новгород)
 
Writer
2020 - Tsoy (Цой) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 97 mn]
1995 - Mania of Giselle (Мания Жизели) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 86 mn]
1992 - Posledniy geroy (Последний герой) from Aleksey UCHITEL [documentary, 64 mn]
 
Producer
2024 - Flying Ship (Летучий корабль) from Ilya UCHITEL [fiction, 100 mn]
2023 - Lenechka (Ленечка) from Renata DZHALO [documentary, 52 mn]
2022 - Once in the Desert (Однажды в пустыне) from Andrey KRAVCHUK [fiction, 121 mn]
2022 - Mittelmarch (Миттельмарш) from Sofia MELEDINA [fiction, 75 mn]
2022 - Nisha (Ниша) from Anton ERMOLIN [fiction, 97 mn]
2022 - Shchedrin suite (Щедрин-сюита) from Lado MARGANIYA [documentary, TV, 86 mn]
2021 - Zemun (Земун) from Eduard ZHOLNIN [fiction, 87 mn]
2021 - Deep into the island (Уйти в остров) from Yana CHIZH [documentary, 62 mn]
2020 - The Whaler Boy (Китобой) from Philip YURYEV [fiction, 93 mn]
2020 - Tsoy (Цой) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 97 mn]
2020 - Sententia / Maxim (Сентенция) from Dmitry RUDAKOV [fiction, 100 mn]
2020 - Streltsov (Стрельцов) from Ilya UCHITEL [fiction, 101 mn]
2020 - #IAMHERE (#ЯЗДЕСЬ) from Valentina BULAEVA [documentary, 100 mn]
2019 - The Battle (Битва) from Anar ABASOV [fiction, 85 mn]
2018 - I did not forget you (Я тебя не забыл) from Ali KHAMRAEV [documentary, 45 mn]
2016 - Matilda (Матильда) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 109 mn]
2016 - Amun (Амун) from Anar ABASOV [fiction, 83 mn]
2014 - The Fool ! (Дурак) from Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 116 mn]
2013 - Bite the Dust (Отдать концы) from Taisya IGUMENTSEVA [fiction, 101 mn]
2013 - The Major (Майор) from Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 94 mn]
2012 - The Sea (Море) from Aleksandra STRELYANAYA [fiction, 82 mn]
2012 - No Problem (Нет проблем) from Taisya RESHETNIKOVA [documentary, 23 mn]
2011 - The Dry Valley (Суходол) from Aleksandra STRELYANAYA [fiction, 90 mn]
2011 - Zakhar (Захар) from Konstantin SUKHARKOV [documentary, 44 mn]
2010 - Elephant (Слон) from Vladimir KARABANOV [fiction, 88 mn]
2010 - To Live ! (Жить !) from Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 72 mn]
2009 - As if Waiting for a Bus (Словно жду автобуса) from Ivan I. TVERDOVSKIY [documentary, 20 mn]
2008 - The Captive (Пленный) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 80 mn]
2008 - The Game / The Match (Игра) from Aleksandr ROGOZHKIN [fiction, 94 mn]
2007 - Ennemies (Враги) from Mariya MAZHAR [fiction, 78 mn]
2006 - Contact (Связь) from Avdotya SMIRNOVA [fiction, 80 mn]
2005 - Pavlov's Dog (Собака Павлова) from Yekaterina SHAGALOVA [fiction, 80 mn]
2003 - The Stroll / The Walk (Прогулка) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 90 mn]
2000 - Sirenyebye sumerki (Сиреневые сумерки) from Yuri KONOPKIN [fiction, 98 mn]
1995 - Mania of Giselle (Мания Жизели) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 86 mn]
 
Sites : IMDb, Kinopoisk

Author :

Awards :
People's Artist of Russia, 2001
The Edge :
Best directing, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2011
First prize, Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2010
Audience Award, Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2010
Special Jury prize, Festival européen des Arcs, Les Arcs (France), 2010
Special Prize, International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2010
Best feature film, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2010
The Captive :
Best directing, Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2009
First prize, FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema, Cottbus (Germany), 2008
Best directing, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic), 2008
Dreaming of Space :
Best directing, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2006
Best Screenplay, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2006
Best Cinematography, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2006
First prize, Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2005
The Stroll / The Walk :
First prize, "Vyborg" Russian Film Festival (formerly ''A Window to Europe''), Vyborg (Russia), 2003
His Wife's Diary :
Best feature film, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2000
First prize, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2000
Mania of Giselle :
First prize, Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 1995
His Wife's Diary :
Deuxième prix au concours des scénarios The Harley-Merrill International Screening Competition aux USA, 1997
Prix du meilleur scénario à Milan, 2000
Grand Prix du festival "Kinotavr" à Sotchi, 2000
The Stroll / The Walk :
Prix de la Fédération des ciné-clubs de Russie, 2003
Prix spécial du jury et prix de la FIPRESCI au Festival du cinéma est-européen à Kottbus, 2003
The Edge :
Nominee for the Golden Globe Awards, in the category "Best Foreign Language Film"

Biography
In 1975 graduated from the Film Institute VGIK.
Since 1992 heads the Rock Studio.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Изъять нельзя оставить: краткий гид по истории цензуры в кино [Bref guide de la censure au cinéma] Антон РАМЕНСКИЙ, 2024, Cinema Routine
- Александр Попов. От декаданса к коммерческому кино: творческий путь Алексея Учителя [A propos de l'oeuvre du réalisateur Aleksei Outchitel] Александр ПОПОВ, 2023, Kinopressa
- Александр Попов. От декаданса к коммерческому кино: творческий путь Алексея Учителя [Alexandre Popov. De la décadence au cinéma commercial : le parcours créatif d'Alexei Uchitel] Александр ПОПОВ, 2023, Kinopressa
- La Russie rend hommage à Viktor Tsoï, légende du rock soviétique Emma COLLET, 2022, Courrier international
- Aleksei Uchitel’: Tsoy (2020) Rita SAFARIANTS, 2021, Kinokultura
- Le journal de sa femme (2000) [d'Alekseï Outchitel] Julien MORVAN, 2020, Perestroikino
- Viktor Tsoï, le dernier héros soviétique , Eugénie ZVONKINE, 2019, Le Monde diplomatique
- Aleksei Uchitel: Matilda (Matil’da, 2017) Sergey DOBRYNIN, 2018, Kinokultura
- En Russie, le film Matilda fait polémique Sophie MANNO DE NOTO, 2017, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Russie : « Matilda », ou la naissance d’un mouvement orthodoxe extrémiste Isabelle MANDRAUD, 2017, Le Monde
- Une fantasy steampunk sur le dernier Tsar: pourquoi faut-il aller voir «Matilda» Dimitri BOSCHMANN, 2017, Sputnik
- Русь-восьмерка Ольга КАСЬЯНОВА, 2014, seance.ru
- Aleksei Uchitel’ : The Edge (Krai, 2010) , Marco DUMANČIĆ, 2011, kinokultura.com
- Aleksei Uchitel’ : The Edge (Krai; 2010) (2) , Tim HARTE, 2011, kinokultura.com
- Comment sont regardés les films sur la Grande Guerre patriotique dans la Russie actuelle ? Myriam DÉSERT, 2011, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies
- Кино в Петербурге. Петербург в кино , Anna KOVALOVA, 2011, seance.ru
- La Lisière, un nouveau film russe d’ Alexei Uchitel Tatiana Karpekina, 2010, tlaxcala-int.org
- Aleksei Uchitel : The Captive (Plennyi, 2008) , Joe ANDREW, 2009, kinokultura.com
- Кавказ как предчувствие , Andrey PLAKHOV, 2009, seance.ru
- Aleksei Uchitel', Dreaming of Space [Kosmos kak predchuvstvie] (2005) 2005, Katerina CLARK, kinokultura.com
- Aleksei Uchitel: The Stroll (Progulka) (2003) , David MACFADYEN, 2004, kinokultura.com
- Дневник его жены [2000, Алексей Учитель] Alex EXLER, 2001, exler.ru
- His Wife’s Diary (2000) [un film de Alekseï Outchitel] Eddie COCKRELL, 2000, variety.com