Director,
Writer,
Actor
Born 1920, Russia
 
Died 1994
Sergey BONDARCHUK
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Сергей Федорович БОНДАРЧУК
Sergueï BONDARTCHOUK
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
1986 - Boris Godunov (Борис Годунов) [fiction, 149 mn]
1982 - Red Bells Part I: Insurgent Mexico (Красные колокола. Ф. 1-й: Мексика в огне) [fiction, 134 mn]
1982 - Red Bells, part 2 I saw the birth of new world (Красные колокола. Ф. 2-й: Я видел рождение нового мира) [fiction, 273 mn]
1977 - The Steppe (Степь) [fiction, 134 mn]
1975 - They fought for their country (Они сражались за Родину) [fiction, 160 mn]
1970 - Waterloo (Ватерлоо) [fiction, 127 mn]
1965 - War and Peace (Война и мир) [fiction, 431 mn]
1959 - The Fate of a Man (Судьба человека) [fiction, 103 mn]
 
Writer
1986 - Boris Godunov (Борис Годунов) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 149 mn]
1982 - Red Bells Part I: Insurgent Mexico (Красные колокола. Ф. 1-й: Мексика в огне) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 134 mn]
1982 - Red Bells, part 2 I saw the birth of new world (Красные колокола. Ф. 2-й: Я видел рождение нового мира) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 273 mn]
1977 - The Steppe (Степь) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 134 mn]
1975 - They fought for their country (Они сражались за Родину) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 160 mn]
1970 - Waterloo (Ватерлоо) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 127 mn]
1965 - War and Peace (Война и мир) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 431 mn]
 
Actor
2021 - Bondarchuk. Battle (Бондарчук. Battle) from Ilya BELOV [documentary, 93 mn]
1986 - Boris Godunov (Борис Годунов) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 149 mn]
1978 - Father Sergius (Отец Сергий) from Igor TALANKIN [fiction, 101 mn]
1977 - The Steppe (Степь) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 134 mn]
1975 - They fought for their country (Они сражались за Родину) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 160 mn]
1973 - Doctor Ivens's Silence (Молчание доктора Ивенса) from Budimir METALNIKOV [fiction, 83 mn]
1970 - Uncle Vanya (Дядя Ваня) from Andrey KONCHALOVSKY [fiction, 104 mn]
1965 - War and Peace (Война и мир) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 431 mn]
1960 - Seryozha (Сережа) from Georgi DANELIYA , Igor TALANKIN [fiction, 80 mn]
1959 - The Fate of a Man (Судьба человека) from Sergey BONDARCHUK [fiction, 103 mn]
1957 - Stranitsy raskaza (Страницы рассказа) from [short film]
1955 - Othello (Отелло) from Sergey YUTKEVICH [fiction, 109 mn]
1955 - The Hopper (Попрыгунья) from Samson SAMSONOV [fiction, 91 mn]
1955 - Un Unfinished story (Неоконченная повесть) from Friedrich ERMLER [fiction, 100 mn]
1954 - This Must Not Be Forgotten / Least We Forget (Об этом забывать нельзя) from Leonid LUKOV [fiction, 100 mn]
1953 - Admiral Ushakov (Адмирал Ушаков) from Mikhail ROMM [fiction, 107 mn]
1951 - Taras Shevtchenko (Тарас Шевченко) from Igor SAVCHENKO [fiction, 115 mn]
1950 - The Chevalier of the Gold Star (Кавалер Золотой звезды) from Yuli RAIZMAN [fiction, 118 mn]
1948 - Michurin (Мичурин) from Aleksandr DOVZHENKO , Yulia SOLNTSEVA [fiction, 100 mn]
 
Sites : IMDb, Chapaev

Awards :
Artiste du peuple de l'URSS (1952)
Lauréat du prix Lénine en 1960, des prix d'Etat de l'Union Soviétique et de la Russie en 1952, 1977 et 1984
Héros du travail socialiste en 1980. Artiste émérite de L'Union Soviétique
Prize of Honour, Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Russia, 1995
War and Peace :
First prize, Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 1965
The Fate of a Man :
First prize, Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 1959
War and Peace :
Oscar du meilleur film étranger à Hollywood en 1969
They fought for their country :
Nominated, Cannes Film Festival, 1975
Special Prize, International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary,1976
National Prize of Russia, 1977
Prize Brothers Vasilyev for Vadim Yusov (cinematography), 1977

Biography
Born on September 25, 1920 in Belozerka (now Kherson region, Ukraine).
Actor, film director, screenwriter, teacher.
Honored Artist of the RSFSR (08/27/1951). People's Artist of the USSR (05/17/1952). Hero of Socialist Labor (09.24.1980). Honored Worker of Culture of Czechoslovakia.
He graduated from high school number 4 in Taganrog in 1938. While studying at the second school in the city of Yeisk, he attended a theater group. He began his acting career at the Taganrog Drama Theater (1937). Studied at the Rostov Theater School (1938-1941). In 1941-1942 he served as an actor in the Theater of the Red Army in the city of Grozny.
Participant of the Great Patriotic War.
Graduated from the acting department of VGIK (1948, workshop of S.A. Gerasimov). Thesis - the role of Valko in the film "Young Guard".
Since 1959 he has been a director of the Mosfilm film studio. Directorial debut - the film "The Fate of Man" (1959).
Since 1971 - head of the acting workshop of VGIK, since 1974 - professor.
In 1971 he was elected Secretary of the Board of the USSR Investigative Committee.
From 1972 to 1994 - Artistic director of the Vremya studio. In 1986, during the historic perestroika V Congress of USSR Cinematographers, Sergei Bondarchuk, along with other recognized figures of Soviet cinema S.I. Sergei Fedorovich died in the afternoon of October 20, 1994 in a Moscow hospital from myocardial infarction. Two hours before his death, he received Holy Communion and confessed. The great director was buried on October 24 at the Novodevichy cemetery (plot number 10, row number 9, place number 1).
In the late 1940s, the actress Inna Makarova became his wife. In this marriage, on May 10, 1950, daughter Natalya was born, who later became an actress and director.
In 1959, Sergei Fedorovich married actress Irina Skobtseva. In this stellar union, two children were born: daughter - actress Alena Bondarchuk, son - actor and director Fyodor Bondarchuk
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Pourquoi il faut aller voir le Guerre et Paix de Sergueï Bondartchouk Joachim IMAD, 2024, FigaroVox
- 5 best Soviet movies about the Napoleonic Wars Boris EGOROV, 2023, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Guerre et Paix : l’adaptation monumentale russe oscarisée et sauvée en 2K (en Blu-ray) JIHELBEY, 2023, on-mag.fr
- Guerre et Paix : Le Spectacle au cœur de l’Intime Thomas CHALAMEL, 2023, close-upmag.com
- Ils ont combattu pour la patrie [Film de 1975 réalisé par Sergueï Bondartchouk] : un film de propagande formellement époustouflant (en Blu-ray et DVD) JIHELBEY, 2023, on-mag.fr
- LE DESTIN D'UN HOMME de Sergey Bondarchuk [Critique Blu-Ray] 2023, feakingeek.com
- Le Destin d'un homme [Film de 1959 réalisé par Sergueï Bondartchouk] : un anti-héros, humaniste et bienveillant (en Blu-ray et DVD) JIHELBEY, 2023, on-mag.fr
- Comment l’URSS a dissuadé Stanley Kubrick de réaliser un grand film sur Napoléon 2023, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Dix faits que vous ne connaissiez (probablement) pas sur le cinéma russe 2023, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Dix grands films soviétiques sortis dans les années 1960 Alexandra GOUZEVA, 2023, RUSSIA BEYOND
- До, во время и после войны [Avant, pendant et après la guerre] Виктор ФИЛИМОНОВ, 2023, kinoart.ru
- Jeanne d’Arc, Louis XIII, Frida... Quand les acteurs russes incarnent des personnalités historiques 2023, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Le film culte Guerre et Paix : Contre les robots Pierre-Théo GUERNALEC, 2023, maze.fr
- Les cinq meilleurs films soviétiques consacrés aux guerres napoléoniennes Boris EGOROV, 2023, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Les dix meilleurs films soviétiques des années 1950 Boris EGOROV, 2023, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Les récompenses internationales les plus prestigieuses obtenues par des films soviétiques et russes Nikolaï KORNATSKI, 2023, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Sergueï Bondartchouk – Guerre et Paix (1965) Michaël DELAVAUD, 2023, Culturopoing
- Sergueï Bondartchouk – Ils ont combattu pour la patrie (« Они сражались за Родину ») (1975) Jean-François DICKELI, 2023, Culturopoing
- Sergueï Bondartchouk – Le Destin d’un homme (« Судьба человека ») (1959) Jean-François DICKELI, 2023, Culturopoing
- Cinq films qui vous aideront à mieux comprendre l'histoire de la Russie Boris EGOROV, 2022, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Les dix cinéastes russes les plus primés Valeria PAÏKOVA, 2022, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Les sept films soviétiques et russes les plus primés 2022, RUSSIA BEYOND
- RUSSIA BEYOND : Cinq films soviétiques qui ont montré la Seconde Guerre mondiale sous un jour nouveau Valeria PAÏKOVA, 2021, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Guerre et Paix, un roman et deux films 2020, lemagducine.fr
- Waterloo (1970)[de Sergueï BONDARTCHOUK] Julien MORVAN, 2020, Perestroikino
- RUSSIA BEYOND : Dix films soviétiques à voir absolument Alexandra GOUZEVA, 2020, RUSSIA BEYOND
- RUSSIA BEYOND : Les dix meilleurs films de guerre russes Boris EGOROV, 2020, RUSSIA BEYOND
- RUSSIA BEYOND: Les dix meileurs films russes sur la Seconde Guerre mondiale Ekaterina SINELCHTCHIKOVA, 2020, RUSSIA BEYOND
- RUSSIA BEYOND: Loin des clichés: douze films criants de vérité sur le front de l’Est durant la guerre Boris EGOROV, 2020, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Waterloo, un films de Sergueï Bondartchouk Franck VIALE, 2018, dvdclassik.com
- 10 movies that define Russian cinema Yulia SHAMPOROVA, 2017, RUSSIA BEYOND
- 10 of Harvard University’s favorite Soviet and Russian films Alexandra GUZEVA, 2017, RUSSIA BEYOND
- «Flash back» sur l’âge d’or du cinéma soviétique Guennadi OUSTIAN, 2017, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Guerre et paix (1965), de Sergueï Bondartchouk 2015, lebleudumiroir.fr
- Guerre et paix (1965) de Sergueï Bondartchouk 2012, Ciné-club de Caen
- Guerre et paix (Voïna i Mir) de Sergueï Bondartchouk Ophélie Wiel, 2011, criticat.com
- C'était quoi les Rouges au cinéma ? , Corentin PALANCHINI, 2011, allocine.fr
- Cinéma et régimes autoritaires au XXe siècle. Ecrans sous influence. Le festin pendant la peste , Françoise NAVAILH, 2010, kinoglaz.fr
- Неизвестный Бондарчук: планета гения , Olga PALATNIKOVA, 2010, ЭКСМО
- Sergei (and Fedor) Bondarchuk's And Quiet Flows the Don (Tikhii Don, 2006) , Peter ROLLBERG, 2008, kinokultura.com
- Сергей Бондарчук: В воспоминаниях современников , Olga PALATNIKOVA, 2003, ЭКСМО