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Dimitri Kirsanoff (1899–1957)

In France from 1923. Kirsanoff was at the forefront of Parisian avant-garde filmmaking thanks to works such as Ménilmontant (1926), which combined soviet style montage with hand-held camerawork and lyrically composed static shots. Kirsanoff's early silent films, many starring his first wife Nadia Sibirskaia, are considered his best works. With the... See full bio »

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(age 57) in Paris, France

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Known For

Ménilmontant
Ménilmontant Director
(1926)
Franco de port
Franco de port Director
(1937)
Brumes d'automne
Brumes d'automne Director
(1929)
L'ironie du destin
(1923)

Filmography

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 1955 Le crâneur
 1951 Une chasse à courre (Short)
 1950 Backward Season (Short)
 1946 Deux amis (Short)
 1936 Jeune fille au jardin (Short)
 1936 La fontaine d'Aréthuse (Short)
 1936 Visages de France (Documentary)
 1935 Les berceaux (Short)
 1929 Brumes d'automne (Short)
 1929 Sables
 1927 Destin
 1926 Ménilmontant (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Dimitri Kirsanov
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Before becoming a director, he worked as a violinist in a Paris movie house. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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