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Sergei Dmitrievich Vasilyev (4 November 1900 – 16 December 1959) was a Soviet film director, editor, and screenwriter. From 1928 to 1943 together with Georgi Vasilyev
Georgi Vasilyev
(often jointly, though incorrectly credited as the Vasilyev brothers) he co-directed several films, including the influential and critically acclaimed Chapaev (1934). Sergei Vasilyev
Sergei Vasilyev
was granted the honorary title of People's Artist of the USSR in 1948; and received (with Georgi Vasilyev) two Stalin Prizes in 1941 and 1942. His 1942 film The Defence of Tsaritsyn concerns the 1918 Battle for Tsaritsyn during the Russian Civil War, a battle in which Joseph Stalin played a prominent role. In 1942, Tsaritsyn, by then renamed Stalingrad, was in the midst of the decisive Battle of Stalingrad, a turning point of the Second World War. Filmography[edit]

Year English title Russian title Comments

1928 Heroic Deed Among the Ice Подвиг во льдах Director; documentary

1930 The Sleeping Beauty Спящая красавица Director, screenwriter

1932 A Personal Affair Личное дело Director, screenwriter

1934 Chapaev Чапаев Director, screenwriter, actor

1937 Volotchayevsk Days Волочаевские дни Director, screenwriter

1942 The Defence of Tsaritsyn Оборона Царицына Director, screenwriter

1943 The Front Фронт Director, screenwriter

1955 Heroes of Shipka Герои Шипки Director

1958 In the October Days В дни Октября Director, screenwriter

Honours and awards[edit]

People's Artist of the USSR
People's Artist of the USSR
(1948) Honoured Artist of the RSFSR
Honoured Artist of the RSFSR
(1940) Stalin Prizes;

first class (1941) – for the film Chapaev (1934) first class (1942) – for the 1st series of the film The Defence of Tsaritsyn (1941)

Two Orders of Lenin
Orders of Lenin
(1935, 1950) Order of the Red Banner of Labour
Order of the Red Banner of Labour
(1954) Order of the Red Star
Order of the Red Star
(1944) Medal "For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"
Medal "For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"
(1945) Best Director at Cannes (1955) – for the film Heroes of Shipka (the film was nominated for the Palme d'Or)

External links[edit]

Sergei Vasilyev
Sergei Vasilyev
on IMDb

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Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award

René Clément
René Clément
(1946) René Clément
René Clément
(1949) Luis Buñuel
Luis Buñuel
(1951) Christian-Jaque (1952) Jules Dassin
Jules Dassin
/ Sergei Vasilyev
Sergei Vasilyev
(1955) Sergei Yutkevich
Sergei Yutkevich
(1956) Robert Bresson (1957) Ingmar Bergman
Ingmar Bergman
(1958) François Truffaut
François Truffaut
(1959) Yuliya Solntseva
Yuliya Solntseva
(1961) Liviu Ciulei (1965) Sergei Yutkevich
Sergei Yutkevich
(1966) Ferenc Kósa
Ferenc Kósa
(1967) Glauber Rocha
Glauber Rocha
/ Vojtěch Jasný
Vojtěch Jasný
(1969) John Boorman
John Boorman
(1970) Miklós Jancsó
Miklós Jancsó
(1972) Michel Brault / Costa-Gavras
Costa-Gavras
(1975) Ettore Scola
Ettore Scola
(1976) Nagisa Oshima
Nagisa Oshima
(1978) Terrence Malick
Terrence Malick
(1979) Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog
(1982) Robert Bresson / Andrei Tarkovsky
Andrei Tarkovsky
(1983) Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier
(1984) André Téchiné
André Téchiné
(1985) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(1986) Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders
(1987) Fernando Solanas
Fernando Solanas
(1988) Emir Kusturica
Emir Kusturica
(1989) Pavel Lungin
Pavel Lungin
(1990) Joel Coen (1991) Robert Altman
Robert Altman
(1992) Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(1993) Nanni Moretti
Nanni Moretti
(1994) Mathieu Kassovitz
Mathieu Kassovitz
(1995) Joel Coen (1996) Wong Kar-wai
Wong Kar-wai
(1997) John Boorman
John Boorman
(1998) Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar
(1999) Edward Yang (2000) Joel Coen / David Lynch
David Lynch
(2001) Im Kwon-taek / Paul Thomas Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson
(2002) Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
(2003) Tony Gatlif
Tony Gatlif
(2004) Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke
(2005) Alejandro González Iñárritu
Alejandro González Iñárritu
(2006) Julian Schnabel
Julian Schnabel
(2007) Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
(2008) Brillante Mendoza
Brillante Mendoza
(2009) Mathieu Amalric
Mathieu Amalric
(2010) Nicolas Winding Refn
Nicolas Winding Refn
(2011) Carlos Reygadas
Carlos Reygadas
(2012) Amat Escalante
Amat Escalante
(2013) Bennett Miller
Bennett Miller
(2014) Hou Hsiao-hsien
Hou Hsiao-hsien
(2015) Olivier Assayas
Olivier Assayas
/ Cristian Mungiu
Cristian Mungiu
(2016) Sofia Coppola
Sofia Coppola
(2017)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 52550998 LCCN: n80140443 ISNI: 0000 0000 8131 7835 SUDOC: 14377123X SNAC: w6556df5

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