Director,
Writer,
Actor
Born in 1906, Russia
 
Died in 1985
Sergey GERASIMOV
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Сергей Аполлинаревич ГЕРАСИМОВ
Sergueï GUERASSIMOV
Also : Sergej Gerasimov
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Director
1984 - Lev Tolstoy (Лев Толстой) [fiction, 168 mn]
1980 - Yunost Pietra (Юность Петра) [fiction, 140 mn]
1980 - V nachale slavnykh del (В начале славных дел) [fiction, 134 mn]
1976 - Kranoe i chernoe (Красное и черное) [fiction, 309 mn]
1974 - Dochki-materi (Дочки-матери) [fiction, 101 mn]
1972 - Lyubit cheloveka (Любить человека) [fiction, 167 mn]
1969 - u Ozera (У озера) [fiction, 184 mn]
1967 - zhurnalist (Журналист) [fiction, 226 mn]
1962 - Lyudi i zveri (Люди и звери) [fiction, 221 mn]
1958 - Tikhi Don (Тихий Дон) [fiction, 350 mn]
1954 - Nadezhda (Надежда) [fiction, 49 mn]
1953 - Velikoe proshchanie (Великое прощание) [documentary]
1951 - Selskiy vrach (Сельский врач) [fiction, 112 mn]
1951 - Osvobozhdennyy Kitay (Освобожденный Китай) [documentary]
1948 - Molodaya gvardiya (Молодая гвардия) [fiction, 170 mn]
1944 - Bolshaya zemlya (Большая земля) [fiction, 83 mn]
1943 - Kinokontsert k 25-letiyu Krasnoy Armii (Киноконцерт к 25-летию Красной Армии) [documentary]
1942 - Nepobedimye (Непобедимые) [fiction, 94 mn]
1941 - Maskarad (Маскарад) [fiction, 113 mn]
1941 - Vstrechа s Maksimom (Встреча с Максимом) [fiction, 9 mn]
1941 - Staraya Gvardiya (Старая гвардия) [fiction, 36 mn]
1939 - Uchitel (Учитель) [fiction, 103 mn]
1938 - Komsomolsk (Комсомольск) [fiction, 105 mn]
1936 - Semero smelykh (Семеро смелых) [fiction, 92 mn]
1934 - Lyublyu li tebya ? (Люблю ли тебя?) [fiction, 65 mn]
1932 - Les (Лес) [fiction, 80 mn]
1932 - Serdtse Solomona (Сердце Соломона) [fiction, 62 mn]
1930 - Dvadtsat dva neschastya (Двадцать два несчастья) [fiction, 54 mn]
 
Writer
1984 - Lev Tolstoy (Лев Толстой) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 168 mn]
1980 - Yunost Pietra (Юность Петра) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 140 mn]
1980 - V nachale slavnykh del (В начале славных дел) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 134 mn]
1972 - Lyubit cheloveka (Любить человека) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 167 mn]
1969 - u Ozera (У озера) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 184 mn]
1967 - zhurnalist (Журналист) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 226 mn]
1958 - Tikhi Don (Тихий Дон) by Veniamin DORMAN , Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 350 mn]
1958 - Pamyat serdtsa (Память сердца) by Tatyana LIOZNOVA [fiction, 98 mn]
1948 - Molodaya gvardiya (Молодая гвардия) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 170 mn]
1942 - Nepobedimye (Непобедимые) by Sergey GERASIMOV , Mikhail KALATOZOV [fiction, 94 mn]
1941 - Maskarad (Маскарад) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 113 mn]
1939 - Uchitel (Учитель) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 103 mn]
1938 - Komsomolsk (Комсомольск) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 105 mn]
1936 - Semero smelykh (Семеро смелых) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 92 mn]
 
Actor
1984 - Lev Tolstoy (Лев Толстой) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 168 mn]
1974 - Dochki-materi (Дочки-матери) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 101 mn]
1969 - u Ozera (У озера) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 184 mn]
1967 - zhurnalist (Журналист) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 226 mn]
1941 - Maskarad (Маскарад) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 113 mn]
1938 - Komsomolsk (Комсомольск) by Sergey GERASIMOV [fiction, 105 mn]
1935 - Granitsa (Граница) by Mikhail DUBSON [fiction, 87 mn]
1934 - Razbudite Lenochku (Разбудите Леночку) by Antonina KUDRIATSEVA [fiction, 27 mn]
1933 - Dezertir (Дезертир) by Vsevolod PUDOVKIN [fiction, 103 mn]
1931 - Odna (Одна) by Grigori KOZINTSEV , Leonid TRAUBERG [fiction, 80 mn]
1929 - Novyj Vavilon (Новый Вавилон) by Grigori KOZINTSEV , Leonid TRAUBERG [fiction, 95 mn]
1929 - Oblomok imperi (Обломок империи) by Friedrich ERMLER [fiction, 78 mn]
1927 - Soyouz velikogo dela (Союз великого дела) by Grigori KOZINTSEV , Leonid TRAUBERG [fiction, 76 mn]
1926 - Bratishka (Братишка) by Grigori KOZINTSEV , Leonid TRAUBERG [fiction, 57 mn]
1926 - chyortovo koleso (Чертово колесо) by Grigori KOZINTSEV , Leonid TRAUBERG [fiction, 76 mn]
1926 - shinel (Шинель) by Grigori KOZINTSEV , Leonid TRAUBERG [fiction, 66 mn]
1925 - Mishki protiv Yudenicha (Мишки против Юденича) by Grigori KOZINTSEV , Leonid TRAUBERG [fiction, 25 mn]

Awards :
Prix d’Etat de l’Union soviétique (1941. 1949, 1951, 1971); prix Lénine du Komsomol (1970); héros du Travail socialiste (1974), prix Lénine (1984).
zhurnalist :
Grand prix du Festival de Moscou, 1967
Lev Tolstoy :
Premier prix au Festival de l'Union Soviétique, 1985
Semero smelykh :
Diplôme d’honneur à l’exposition de Paris en 1937
u Ozera :
Meilleur film de l'année 1970 pour les lecteurs du journal Sovietski ekran
Yunost Pietra :
Prix spécial de la meilleure mise en scène au Festival du cinéma de l’Union Soviétique, 1981
V nachale slavnykh del :
Prix spécial au Festival du film de l'Union soviétique, 1981

Biography
Born in 1906 in Urals area of that days Russian Empire, Sergei Appolinarievich Gerasimov studied at the Leningrad (St. Petersburg) College of Arts and graduated from the Actors Department of the Leningrad (St. Petersburg) Institute for Stage Arts in 1928. In early 1920s he joined FEKS group, founded by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg. Firstly he acted in the Grigori Kozintsev's silent films, such as The Overcoat and New Babylon. In early 1930s he became a head of Acting and Directing Master Class in Lenfilm Studios. First film he wrote and directed was "Twenty-two Misfortunes" in 1930. Later he was appointed to produce the screen versions of famous classics of Socialist Realism. "The Young Guard" (1948), based on the novel by Alexander Fadeyev, combined a panoramic view of war with detailed studies of individual personalities. Gerasimov's screen version of Mikhail Sholokov's novel ''And Quiet Flows the Don'' (1957)- the two-part film was praised inside and outside the Soviet Union as a significant contribution to the development of Soviet film. Both these films were considered as the exemplary works by soviet authorities. In his last film "Leo Tolstoy", he starred in the role of Leo Tolstoy together with his wife Tamara Makarova as Leo's wife. For this film he was awarded the Lenin Prize, one of the Soviet Union's top honors in 1984. Sergei Gerasimov was one of the most reputable film directors and screenwriters in the Soviet Union. The oldest film school in the world, VGIK, is named after Sergei Gerasimov. He died of a heart attack in 1985.
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commentaries
- Кино в Петербурге. Петербург в кино , Anna KOVALOVA, 2011, seance.ru
- Сергей Аполлинариевич Герасимов. Жизнь и творчество. К 100-летию со дня рождения , Zinaida SHATINA, 2005, Госфильмофонд России
- Сергей Герасимов , Lev PARFENOV, 1975, Искусство
- La FEKS , Barthélémy AMENGUAL, 1970, Premier Plan n°54, Lyon