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Artavazd Peleshian

Creator of the "distange montage," Artavazd Peleshian, one of the key Soviet documentarians, removed the boundaries of feature and documentary films, editing both sequences as a real poetical unity. His "distange montage" was a new step in the development of film editing. Even his student works (The Earth of the People 1966 and the Beginning 1967)... See full bio »

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Known For

Our Century
Our Century Director
(1983)
Four Seasons
Four Seasons Director
(1975)
We
We Director
(1969)
Life
Life Director
(1993)

Filmography

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 1994 End (Short documentary) (as Artur Peleshian)
 1993 Life (Short documentary) (as Artur Peleshian)
 1983 Our Century (Documentary) (as A. Peleshian)
 1975 Four Seasons (Documentary short)
 1972 Zvyozdnaya minuta (co-director)
 1970 Inhabitants (Documentary short)
 1969 We (Documentary short)
 1967 Beginning (Short documentary)
 1966 Zemlya lyudey (Documentary short)
 1964 Mountain Vigil (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Arthur Pelechian | Artur Pelechian | A. Peleshian | Artur Peleshian | Artavazd Peleshyan | Artur Peleshyan
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Personal Quote:

[about Sergei M. Eisenstein] "Eisenstein's montage was linear, like a chain. Distance montage creates a magnetic field around the film... Sometimes I don't call my method "montage". I'm involved in a process of creating unity. In a sense I've eliminated montage: by creating the film through montage, I have destroyed montage. In the totality, in the wholeness of one of my films, there is no ... See more »

Trivia:

Makes extensive use of archive footage along side his own images. See more »

Trademark:

Depicts man-nature relationship and Armenian culture. See more »

Nickname:

Artur

Star Sign:

Pisces

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