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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), Selvi Boylum Al Yazmalim (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 Djamilia (Documentary) (title inspired by)
 2016 Guru Geethaya (story)
 2008 Qosh bol, Gülsary! (original story)
 2008 Tengri (story "Jamilya" - uncredited)
 1994 Jamila (novel)
 1989 Voskhozhdenie na Fudziyamu (play) / (screenplay)
 1988 Smerch (writer)
 1980 Rannie zhuravli (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 Selvi Boylum Al Yazmalim (novel)
 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 Znoy (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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Tschingis Aitmatow

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