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Ion Popescu-Gopo (1923–1989)

Ion Popescu-Gopo was born on May 1, 1923 in Bucharest, Romania. He was a director and writer, known for De-as fi... Harap Alb (1965), S-a furat o bomba (1961) and Maria, Mirabella (1981). He died on November 29, 1989 in Bucharest. See full bio »


(age 66) in Bucharest, Romania

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 1984 The Bet
 1982 Quo vadis homo sapiens? (Short)
 1979 Trei mere
 1977 Infinit (Short)
 1976 Study Opus 1 - Man (Short)
 1972 Clepsidra (Short)
 1969 Eu + Eu = Eu (Short)
 1969 Sarutari (Short)
 1969 Pilule II (Short)
 1967 De trei ori Bucuresti (segment "Bucuresti")
 1967 Orasul meu
 1967 Pamîntul oamenilor (Short)
 1966 Faust XX
 1966 Pilule I (Short)
 1962 Allo! Allo! (Short)
 1960 Homo sapiens (Short)
 1958 Sapte arte (Short)
 1957 Galateea (Short)
 1956 A Brief History (Short)
 1956 Little Liar (Short)
 1956 Surubul lui Marinica (Short)
 1953 Marinica (Short)
 1952 2 iepurasi (Short)
 1951 Albina si porumbelul (Short)
 1951 Ratoiul neascultator (Short)
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The Gopo Awards (Romanian: Premiile Gopo) were established in 2007 and named in honor of film director Ion Popescu-Gopo, also celebrating the 50th anniversary of his classic animation film A Brief History (1956) winning a prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1957. The Gopo Awards honor the best Romanian (and foreign) cinematic achievements of the previous year. The trophy is a sculpture by artist... See more »

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