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Chingiz Aitmatov (1928–2008)

Chingiz Aitmatov was a Russian-Kyrgyz writer and statesman known for such films as Pervyy uchitel (1965), The Girl with the Red Scarf (1978) and Jamila (1994). He was born Chingiz Torekulovich Aitmatov on December 12, 1928, in Kirgizia, Soviet Union. His family was bilingual, Russian-Kyrgyz. His father, Torekul Aitmatov, was one of the first Kyrgyz... See full bio »


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 2008 Goodbye, Gulsary! (original story)
 2008 Tengri: Blue Heavens (story "Jamilya" - uncredited)
 1994 Jamila (novel)
 1988 Smerch (writer)
 1988 Voskhozhdenie na Fudziyamu (play) / (screenplay)
 1981 Rannie zhuravli (screenplay) / (story)
 1975 Krasnoe yabloko (novel)
 1969 Beg inokhodtsa (novel) / (screenplay)
 1969 Jamilya
 1966 Nebo nashego detstva (story)
 1965 Pervyy uchitel (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Heat (short story "The Camel's Eye")
 1961 Pereval (short story)
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 1974 Bestigningen av Fujijama (TV Movie) (play)
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 1969 Jamilya
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 2008 Tengri: Blue Heavens (in memory of)
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 2003 Weimarer Salon (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 October 2003 (2003) ... Himself (as Tschingis Aitmatow)

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