The Info List - Yuliya Solntseva

Yuliya Ippolitovna Solntseva (Russian: Ю́лия Ипполи́товна Со́лнцева; 7 August 1901 – 28 October 1989) was a Soviet film director. As an actress, she is known for starring in the silent sci-fi classic Aelita
(1924). She is the first female winner of the Best Director Award at Cannes film festival in the 20th century and the first woman to win a directing prize at any of the major European film festivals, for the film Chronicle of Flaming Years, a war drama about Russian resistance to Nazi occupation in 1941.


1 Biography 2 Selected filmography 3 Honours and awards 4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] Solntseva directed 14 films between 1939 and 1979. She was married to director Aleksandr Dovzhenko
Aleksandr Dovzhenko
and collaborated with him on his later films, including Michurin (1949), for which she was awarded a Stalin Prize. For The Chronicle of Flaming Years she won the Best Director award at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival.[1] She was named a People's Artist of the USSR
when she turned 80. Selected filmography[edit]

(1924) The Cigarette Girl from Mosselprom (1924) Earth (1930) Ivan (1932) Shchors (1939) Ukraine in Flames (1943) Poema o Moru (1958) Chronicle of Flaming Years (1961) The Enchanted Desna (1964)

Honours and awards[edit]

Stalin Prize, 2nd class (1949) - for the film Michurin (1948) All-Union Film Festival (1959) - A special honorary diploma film "Poem of the Sea" Cannes International Film Festival
Cannes International Film Festival
(1961) - Award for Best Director for the film "Chronicle of Flaming Years" International Film Festival in London (1962) - Honorary diploma for the film "Poem of the Sea" San Sebastián International Film Festival
San Sebastián International Film Festival
(1965) - Special
Diploma of the Jury "for the artistic and technical merits" of the film "Enchanted Desna" People's Artist of the RSFSR
People's Artist of the RSFSR
(1964) People's Artist of the USSR
(1981) Order of Lenin


^ "Festival de Cannes: Chronicle of Flaming Years". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 21 February 2009. 

External links[edit]

Yuliya Solntseva
Yuliya Solntseva
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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
(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

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