Director,
Writer,
Actor
Born 1901, Russia
 
Died 1981
Mark DONSKOY
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Марк Семенович ДОНСКОЙ
Marc DONSKOI
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
1977 - Suprugi Orlovy (Супруги Орловы)
1973 - Nadezhda (Надежда)
1969 - Shalyapin (Шаляпин)
1967 - A Mother's Devotion (Верность матери) [fiction, 89 mn]
1965 - A Mother's Heart (Сердце матери) [fiction]
1962 - Zdravstvuyte, deti (Здравствуйте, дети!)
1959 - Foma Gordeev (Фома Гордеев) [fiction, 100 mn]
1957 - At Great Cost / The Horse That Cried (Дорогой ценой) [fiction, 98 mn]
1955 - 1905 (Мать) [fiction, 104 mn]
1950 - Nashi Chempiony (Наши чемпионы) [documentary]
1949 - Alitet ukhodit v gory (Алитет уходит в горы) [fiction, 100 mn]
1947 - Selskaya uchitelnitsa (Сельская учительница) [fiction, 104 mn]
1945 - The Undaunted (Непокоренные) [fiction, 94 mn]
1943 - The Rainbow (Радуга) [fiction, 91 mn]
1942 - Kak zakalyalas stal (Как закалялась сталь) [fiction, 92 mn]
1942 - Collection of war films N ° 9 (Боевой киносборник №9) [fiction, 67 mn]
1941 - Romantiki (Романтики)
1939 - My Universities (Мои университеты) [fiction, 98 mn]
1938 - My Apprenticeship (В людях) [fiction, 100 mn]
1938 - The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (Детство Горького) [fiction, 101 mn]
1934 - Pesnya o schastye (Песня о счастье) [fiction, 88 mn]
1930 - Fire (Огонь) [fiction, 71 mn]
1930 - Chuzhoy bereg (Чужой берег) [fiction, 64 mn]
1929 - A Fop (Пижон) [fiction, 27 mn]
1928 - Value of a Man (Цена человека) [fiction, 68 mn]
1927 - V bolshom gorode (В большом городе) [fiction, 73 mn]
1927 - Zhizn (Жизнь) [fiction]
 
Writer
1959 - Foma Gordeev (Фома Гордеев) by Mark DONSKOY [fiction, 100 mn]
1955 - 1905 (Мать) by Mark DONSKOY [fiction, 104 mn]
1945 - The Undaunted (Непокоренные) by Mark DONSKOY [fiction, 94 mn]
1939 - My Universities (Мои университеты) by Mark DONSKOY [fiction, 98 mn]
1927 - V bolshom gorode (В большом городе) by Mark DONSKOY [fiction, 73 mn]
 
Actor
1926 - The Prostitute (Проститутка) by Oleg FRELIKH [fiction, 78 mn]
 
Sites : IMDb, Chapaev.media

Awards :
Artiste du peuple de l’Union soviétique (1966)
Lauréat du prix de l’État en 1968
Héros socialiste du travail (1971)
The Undaunted :
International Critics Award, Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1946
My Apprenticeship :
Prix Staline, degré II pour Mark Donskoï, 1941
Prix R. Unnington à Mark Donskoï au Festival d'Edinbourg, 1955
My Universities :
Prix spécial des journalistes italiens au Festival de Venise, 1948
Premier prix du Festival de Stokholm, 1949
Prix au Festival de Edembourg, 1955
The Rainbow :
Prix des critiques des USA, 1944
Foma Gordeev :
Prix de la meilleure mise en scène au Festival de Locarno, 1960

Biography
Mark Donskoy was born on March 6, 1901 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Mark Semyonovich Donskoy. He was a director and writer, known for L'enfance de Maxime Gorki (1938), Nepokoryonnye (1945) and Thomas Gordeiev (1959). He died on March 21, 1981 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.
Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1972
Served with the Soviet Red Army during the post-revolution civil war in Russia. Subsequently studied law and medicine and became a police prosecutor in the Ukraine.
In 1926, enrolled at the State Film Institute as a pupil under Eisenstein. Directed films from 1927, most celebrated of which were his 'Maxim Gorky' trilogy.
https://www.imdb.com/
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- L’enfance de Gorki (1938) Julien MORVAN, 2021, Perestroikino
- L’arc-en-ciel (1944) [Mark Donskoï] Julien MORVAN, 2021, Perestroikino
- Construire, déconstruire, reconstruire au cinéma le mythe de la femme soviétique Valéry KOSSOV, 2016, Presses Universitaires de Rennes
- Les Insoumis (1945) ou comment un roman soviétique est devenu un film juif OLGA GERSHENSON, 2012, Kinojudaica. Les Représentations des Juifs dans le Cinéma de Russie et d’Union Soviétique des Années 1910 aux Années 1980. Ed. Pozner and N. Laurent. Paris: Nouveau Monde Éditions.
- C'était quoi les Rouges au cinéma ? , Corentin PALANCHINI, 2011, allocine.fr
- Неведомому богу , Yevgeni MARGOLIT, 2010, Искусство кино, 9
- Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf , Myriam TSIKOUNAS, 1992, Cerf
- Marc Donskoï , Albert SERVONI, 1966, Seghers
- Regards sur le cinéma russe [1962] Henri LEMAITRE, 1962, erudit.org/fr