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Grigoriy Chukhray (1921–2001)


Studied at the Moscow Cinema Institute under Soviet film master Mikhail Romm. He found fame after his 1959 film "Ballad of a Soldier" which is considered one of the best Soviet war films and which has played all over the world. See full bio »

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(age 80) in Moscow, Russia

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Known For

Ballad of a Soldier
(1959)
The Forty-First
The Forty-First Director
(1956)
Life Is Beautiful
(1979)
Clear Skies
Clear Skies Director
(1961)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (9 credits)
 1984 Ya nauchu vas mechtat... (Documentary)
 1978 Tryasina
 1973 Pamyat (Documentary)
 1966 People!
 1961 Clear Skies
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (5 credits)
 1984 Ya nauchu vas mechtat... (Documentary)
 1979 Life Is Beautiful (revisions to original story)
 1978 Tryasina (writer)
 1973 Pamyat (Documentary) (writer)
 1959 Ballad of a Soldier (as G. Chukhraj)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
 1967 Nachalo nevedomogo veka (producer)
 1954 Nazar Stodolya (producer - as Grigori Chukrai)
 1954 Komandir korablya (assistant director)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 1986 Mikhail Romm: ispoved kinorezhisera (Documentary)
Himself
 1984 Ya nauchu vas mechtat... (Documentary)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Grigory Chukhrai | G. Chukhraj | Grigori Chukrai
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Trivia:

One of the Soviet Cinema Thaw main representatives, Newromanticism member Movement (1954-1962) protected by Nikita Khrushchev in front of Soviet PCUS and statal Cinematographistes Union, was later opposed to the Russian dictator who wanted impose the return to Stalinist Socialist Realism. Accused of "ideological deviationism," overcame this trouble and in 1963, presided over the Cinema Festival ... See more »

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