Director,
Writer,
Producer
Born 1949, USSR (Russia)
 
 
Aleksandr MINDADZE
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Александр Анатольевич МИНДАДЗЕ
Aleksandr MINDADZE
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2019 - Parket (Паркет) [fiction, 90 mn]
2015 - My good Hans (Милый Ханс, дорогой Пётр) [fiction, 110 mn]
2010 - Innocent Saturday (В субботу) [fiction, 93 mn]
2007 - Soar (Отрыв) [fiction, 85 mn]
 
Writer
2019 - Parket (Паркет) from Aleksandr MINDADZE [fiction, 90 mn]
2015 - My good Hans (Милый Ханс, дорогой Пётр) from Aleksandr MINDADZE [fiction, 110 mn]
2013 - Eight (Восьмерка) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 85 mn]
2010 - Innocent Saturday (В субботу) from Aleksandr MINDADZE [fiction, 93 mn]
2009 - Minnesota (Миннесота) from Andrey PROSHKIN [fiction, 90 mn]
2007 - Soar (Отрыв) from Aleksandr MINDADZE [fiction, 85 mn]
2005 - Dreaming of Space (Космос как предчувствие) from Aleksey UCHITEL [fiction, 90 mn]
2003 - Magnetic Storms (Магнитные бури) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 93 mn]
2003 - Trio (Трио) from Aleksandr PROSHKIN [fiction, 102 mn]
1997 - The Dancer’s Time (Время танцора) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 163 mn]
1995 - Play for a Passenger (Пьеса для пассажира) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 103 mn]
1991 - Armavir (Армавир) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 130 mn]
1988 - Servant (Слуга) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 141 mn]
1986 - Plyumbum Or A Dangerous Game (Плюмбум, или опасная игра) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 97 mn]
1984 - Planets’ Parade (Парад планет) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 97 mn]
1982 - The Train Has Stopped (Остановился поезд) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 96 mn]
1980 - Fox Hunting (Охота на лис) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 97 mn]
1978 - The Turn (Поворот) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 99 mn]
1976 - A Word For Defense (Слово для защиты) from Vadim ABDRASHITOV [fiction, 98 mn]
1976 - Spring Selection (Весенний призыв) from Pavel LYUBIMOV [fiction, 93 mn]
 
Producer
2019 - Parket (Паркет) from Aleksandr MINDADZE [fiction, 90 mn]
2015 - My good Hans (Милый Ханс, дорогой Пётр) from Aleksandr MINDADZE [fiction, 110 mn]
 
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Author :

Awards :
Honoured Artist of Russia, 1986
Prix du Komsomol Lénine pour le film La parole est à la défense, 1979
Prix du meileur scénario au festival de San-Remo pour le film Le Train s'est arrêté, 1984
Médaille d'or du Sénat de la République italienne pour le film Plioumboum, ou un jeu dangereux à Venise, 1986
Prix de l'Etat pour le film Le Serviteur, 1991
Ours d'argent à Berlin pour le film Pièce pour un passager, 1995
Prix du meilleurs scénario au concours "Zerkalo" des scénarios pour Le Temps du danseur, 1996
Prix Nika du meilleur scénario pour Le Temps du danseur, 1997
Bélier d'or du meilleur scénario pour Le Temps du danseur, 1997
Bélier d'or du meileur scénario pour Le Cosmos comme pressentiment, 2005
Aigle d'or du meileur scénario pour Le Cosmos comme pressentiment, 2005
My good Hans :
Best Screenplay, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2016
Best Screenplay, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2016
Best directing, Award "White Elephant", Moscow (Russia), 2016
Best Screenplay, Award "White Elephant", Moscow (Russia), 2016
Best film, Award "White Elephant", Moscow (Russia), 2016
Best feature film, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2016
Prize Newspaper "Kommersant Weekend", Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2015
Innocent Saturday :
Best Screenplay, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2012
Special Jury prize, "Spirit of Fire" International Debut Film Festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2011
Minnesota :
Best Screenplay, Cinema and Theater Festival ''Autumn of Love'', Blagoveshchensk (Russia), 2009
Soar :
Best Screenplay, Award "White Elephant", Moscow (Russia), 2007
Best first film, Award "White Elephant", Moscow (Russia), 2007
Magnetic Storms :
Best Screenplay, Award "White Elephant", Moscow (Russia), 2003
Best Screenplay, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2003
Best Screenplay, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2003
The Dancer’s Time :
Best Screenplay, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1997
Servant :
Best Screenplay, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1989

Biography
Born in 1949 in Moscow.
In 1971 graduated from the Film Institute VGIK, scriptwriting department, class of K. Vinogradskaya.
Honoured Artist of Russia, laureate of the Russian State Prize and the Government Prize. Three times award winner of the NIKA, holder of numerous national and international professional awards for screenplays. Scriptwriter of over 20 features, including “The Train has Stopped”, “Parade of the Planets”, “Plumbum, or The Dangerous Game”, “Time of a Dancer”, “Dreaming of Space”.
In 2006 he organized the Passenger Film Company. Debuted as film director with “Soaring” (2007), participant of the Venice IFF and winner of two awards of the Russian Film Critics’ Guild. “Innocent Saturday” is his second feature.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Александр Миндадзе : Мы снимали про «всегда» [Interview du réalisateur Aleksandr Mindadze] , Aleksandr MINDADZE, Нина ЗАРХИ, 2024, kinoart.ru
- Aleksandr Mindadze: Parquet (Parket, 2020) Alexander PROKHOROV, 2021, Kinokultura
- The Most Significant Russian Films of the Last Decade [2005-2016] 2019, Academic Studies Press
- От мата до секса: Что и как запрещали показывать в наших кинотеатрах [films interdits dans les films russes] 2017, Kinopoisk
- Un Samedi comme les autres, Alexandre Mindadze, 2010 , Fabien ROTHEY, 2012, fabienrothey.hautetfort.com
- Les 11 meilleurs films russes de 2011 Maria FADEEVA, 2012, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Aleksandr Mindadze : Innocent Saturday (V subbotu, 2010) , Barbara WURM, 2011, kinokultura.com
- The imperial trace : recent Russian cinema , Nancy CONDEE, 2009, Oxford University Press
- Aleksandr Mindadze : Soar (Otryv, 2007) , Barbara WURM, 2008, kinokultura.com