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Vasiliy Shukshin (I) (1929–1974)

Vasili Shukshin, one of Russian cinema's notable figures, was born Vasili Makarovich Shukshin into a peasant family on July 25, 1929, in the village of Srostki, Altai province, Siberian Russia. His father, named Makar Leontievich Shukshin, was a landlord who refused to join a collective farm and was arrested and executed in 1933. A that time ... See full bio »

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 2014 Okhota zhit (novel - as Vasily Shukshin)
 2014 I Want to Live (Short) (novel - as Vasily Shukshin)
 2012 Vanka Teplyashin (Short) (writer - as Vasily Shukshin)
 2009 Veruyu! (based on stories - as Vasily Shukshin)
 2004 Vyanet-propadaet (TV Movie)
 2004 High Boots (Short) (novel "Sapozhki")
 1991 Krepkiy muzhik (TV Movie) (story)
 1988 Yolki-palki (books)
 1988 Energichnye lyudi (TV Movie)
 1982 Prazdniki detstva (books)
 1981 Drugi igrishch i zabav (TV Movie) (story)
 1981 Punaiset saappaat ja muita ihmeitä (TV Movie) (short stories)
 1979 Sértés (short stories)
 1978 A nem várt vendég (TV Movie)
 1978 Svoyaki (Short) (Svoyak Sergei Sergeivich short story)
 1978 Vnutrennee soderzhanie (TV Movie)
 1978 Zavyalovskiye chudiki (stories)
 1977 V profil i anfas (stories)
 1975 Shire shag, maestro! (Short) (short story)
 1975 Zemlyaki (screenplay - as V. Shukshin)
 1974 Az élet szerelmese (TV Movie) (as Vaszilij Suksin)
 1972 Konets Lyubavinykh (novel "Lyubaviny")
 1970 Strannye lyudi (writer)
 1969 Vanya, ty kak zdes? (TV Movie) (story)
 1966 Vash syn i brat (screenplay) / (stories "Styopka", "Ignat priyekhal", "Zmeiniy yad")
 1960 Iz Lebyazhego soobshchayut (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Film writer: his script for the project "Stepan Razin" about a Russian hero who defended poor people and fought against the Moscow government. The film was banned during production. The script was censored by the Soviet government. See more »

Alternate Names:

Wassili Schukschin | V. Shukshin | Vasily Shukshin | Vaszilij Suksin

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Father of Mariya Shukshina and Olga Shukshina.


Virtually all of Shukshin's books and films take place in the Altay Region of Russia, where he was born and spent his childhood.

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