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Chingiz Aitmatov (1928–2008)

Chingiz Aitmatov was a Russian-Kyrgyz writer and statesman known for such films as Pervyy uchitel (1965), The Girl with the Red Scarf (1977) and Jamila (1994). He was born Chingiz Torekulovich Aitmatov on December 12, 1928, in Kirgizia, Soviet Union. His family was bilingual, Russian-Kyrgyz. His father, Torekul Aitmatov, was one of the first Kyrgyz... See full bio »


(age 79) in Nuremberg, Germany

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 2018 Jamilia (Documentary) (title inspired by)
 2016 Guru Geethaya (story)
 2011 Al Yazmalim (TV Series) (as Chinghiz Aitmatov)
 2008 Goodbye, Gulsary! (original story)
 2008 Tengri: Blue Heavens (story "Jamilya" - uncredited)
 1996 Boranly Beket (novel - as Chinghiz Aitmatov) / (screenplay - as Chinghiz Aitmatov)
 1994 Jamila (novel)
 1989 Voskhozhdenie na Fudziyamu (play) / (screenplay)
 1988 Smerch (writer)
 1980 Rannie zhuravli (screenplay) / (story)
 1975 Krasnoe yabloko (novel)
 1974 Bestigningen av Fujijama (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Ya Tyan-Shan
 1969 Beg inokhodtsa (novel) / (screenplay)
 1969 Jamilya
 1966 Nebo nashego detstva (story)
 1965 Pervyy uchitel (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Heat (short story "The Camel's Eye")
 1961 Pereval (short story)
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(May 27 to July 6, 1975) Kaltai Mukhamedzhanov and his play, "The Ascent of Mount Fuji," was translated by Nicholas Bethell in The Arena Stage Theatre production at the Kreeger Theater in Washington D.C. Zelda Fichlander was director.

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Chinghiz Aitmatov | Tschingis Aitmatow | Tchinghiz Aitnatov

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Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1969 See more »

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