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Ivan Turgenev (1818–1883)

Ivan Turgenev was born into a wealthy landowning family with many serfs, in the city of Oryol in Southern Russia. His father, a cavalry colonel, died when he was 15, and he was raised by his abusive mother, who ruled her 5000 serfs ruthlessly with a whip. He never married, but fathered a daughter with one of their family serfs. Turgenev studied at ... See full bio »

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 2014 Two Women (play) (post-production)
 2013 My First Love (novella "First Love")
 2013 1er amour (novella "First Love")
 2008 Ottsy i deti (TV Series) (novel)
 2006 Close Your Eyes and Do Not Breathe (Short) (short story)
 2001 Lover's Prayer (short story "First Love")
 1998 Mu-Mu (book)
 1997 Nena (story)
 1995 ...Pervaya lyubov (story)
 1992 Dym (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1991 Fædre og sønner (TV Movie) (novel)
 1989 Poyezdka v Visbaden (book "Veshnie Vody")
 1989 Torrents of Spring (novel)
 1988 Dream (Short) (novel - as I. Turgieniev)
 1987 Mumu (TV Movie) (story)
 1986 En måned på landet (TV Movie)
 1985 A Month in the Country (TV Movie) (play)
 1984 Summer Lightning (short story "First Love")
 1983 Ottsy i deti (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1980 Histoires étranges (TV Mini-Series) (book)
 1980 Egy hónap falun (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Een maand op het land (TV Movie) (novel)
 1978 Asya (novel)
  Novela (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1965 - 1978) (novel - 1 episode, 1972)
- Padres e hijos (1972) ... (novel)
- Primer amor (1965)
 1978 A Month in the Country (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Liza (1978) ... (novel)
 1978 Lone Wolf (short story)
 1976 Fantaziya (TV Movie) (story "Veshnie vody")
 1976 Rudin (novel "Rudin")
 1976 Beniamiszek (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Un mois à la campagne (1976) ... (play)
 1975 Gamlet Shchigrovskogo uezda (TV Movie) (stories from Zapiski Okhotnika book)
 1975 Hatsukoi (story - as Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev)
 1974 Frühlingsfluten (TV Movie) (novella)
 1974 Il pane altrui (TV Movie) (story)
 1974 El primer amor (novel)
 1973 La provinciale (TV Movie) (play)
 1971-1972 Hora once (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Adolescencia (1972)
 1971 Pervaya lyubov (TV Movie) (story)
 1971 Fathers and Sons (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Ottsy i deti" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... (novel "Ottsy i deti")
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... (novel "Ottsy i deti")
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... (novel "Ottsy i deti")
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... (novel "Ottsy i deti")
 1971 Pierwsza milosc (TV Short) (short story)
 1970 First Love (story)
 1969 A Nest of Gentry (novel)
 1969 The Story of Triumphant Love (TV Short) (story)
 1969 Adelsnest (TV Movie) (novel)
 1968 Jarní vody (writer)
 1968 Een dame uit de provincie (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Na tudjem hlebu (TV Movie)
 1967 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Un mes en el campo (1967) ... (play)
 1967 Ein Monat auf dem Lande (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 The Journey of the Fifth Horse (TV Movie) (story "The Diary of a Superfluous Man")
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (play "Mesyats v derevne" - 1 episode)
- A Month in the Country (1966) ... (play "Mesyats v derevne")
 1966 Un mois à la campagne (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Plemicko gnijezdo (TV Movie)
 1965 A Poor Gentleman (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Part Two (1965) ... (play)
- Part One (1965) ... (play)
 1965 Ein Monat auf dem Lande (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Kuukausi maalla (TV Movie) (play "Mesyats v derevne")
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- First Love (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 Um Mês no Campo (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Premier amour (TV Movie)
 1960 Un rêve (TV Short) (novel)
 1960 Ein Monat auf dem Lande (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Ottsy i deti (novel)
 1959 Nakanune (novel)
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series) (play "Mesyats v derevne" - 1 episode)
- A Month in the Country (1959) ... (play "Mesyats v derevne")
 1959 Mumu (story)
 1959 The Torrents of Spring (TV Movie) (novel)
 1957 Chun chao (novel)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Dream (1956) ... (story)
 1955 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Month in the Country (1955) ... (play)
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Provincial Lady (1954) ... (story)
 1953 Nakhlebnik (play)
 1953 Zavtrak u predvoditelya (play)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play "Kholostiak" - 1 episode)
- The Bachelor (1951) ... (play "Kholostiak")
 1951 Spring at Marino (TV Movie) (novel "Ottsy i deti")
 1949-1950 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Torrents of Spring (1950) ... (story)
- Smoke (1949) ... (story)
 1950 Duelo en las montañas (novel)
 1943 Secrets (play - as Ivan Tourgeniev)
 1941 Primer amor (novel)
 1935 Bezhin lug (Short) (story)
 1924 Il pane altrui (story)
 1923 Le chant de l'amour triomphant (short story "The Song of Triumphant Love")
 1921 Die Schuld des Grafen Weronski (Short) (short story)
 1920 Fumo (story)
 1915 Posle smerti (novel "Klara Milich")
 1915 Song of Triumphant Love (story)
 1915 Dvoryanskoe gnezdo (novel)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(12/75) Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "A Month in the Country", adapted by Signora Nicolaeff, with Richard Cottrell's stage adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel, "A Room with a View", in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Albery Theatre in London, Englan,d with Derek Jacobi, Dorothy Tutin, Timothy West, Jane ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ivan Tourgeniev | Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev | Iwan Turgenjew | I. Turgieniev

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If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything, is ready, we shall never begin.

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