Director,
Writer
Born in 1937, USSR
 
Died in 1974
Gennadi SHPALIKOV
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Геннадий Федорович ШПАЛИКОВ
Guennadi CHPALIKOV
From filmography
 
Director
1966 - Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn (Долгая счастливая жизнь) [fiction, 70 mn]
 
Writer
1968 - Steklyannaya garmonika (Стеклянная гармоника) by Andrei KHRZHANOVSKY [animation, 21 mn]
1966 - Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn (Долгая счастливая жизнь) by Gennadi SHPALIKOV [fiction, 70 mn]
1966 - Ya rodom iz detstva (Я родом из детства) by Viktor TUROV [fiction, 105 mn]
1966 - Zhil - Byl Kozyavin (Жил - был Козявин) by Andrei KHRZHANOVSKY [animation, 10 mn]
1964 - Zastava Ilicha / Mne dvadtsat let (Застава Ильича / Мне двадцать лет) by Marlen KHUTSIEV [fiction, 175 mn]
1963 - Ya shagayu po Moskve (Я шагаю по Москве) by Georgi DANELIYA [fiction, 78 mn]

Awards :
Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn :
Grand-prix du Festival de Bergamo, 1966

Biography
Poet, film director, screenwriter.
Born in the family of a military engineer.
In 1955 graduated from Kiev’s Suvorov Military School where he took up writing poems and stories. In 1956-61 he studied at VGIK’s script-writing faculty. His first major work was the script to «Ilyich’s Outpost» filmed by Marlen Khutsiev. This led to him writing screenplays for such films as «Walking the Streets of Moscow», «I Am From Childhood», «You And Me» and others. «Long Happy Life» was Shpalikov’s first and only film as director.
In 1974 Gennadi Shpalikov committed suicide.