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Marina Goldovskaya (1941–2022)

Marina Goldovskaya was born on July 15, 1941 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]. She was a cinematographer and director, known for A Bitter Taste of Freedom (2011), Solovky Power (1988) and The Prince Is Back (2000). She was previously married to David Livnev. She died on March 20, 2022 in Jurmala, Latvia. See full bio »


(age 80) in Jurmala, Latvia

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Known For

A Bitter Taste of Freedom Cinematographer
Solovky Power Cinematographer
The Prince Is Back Cinematographer


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 2013 The Art of Observing Life (Documentary)
 2011 A Bitter Taste of Freedom (Documentary)
 2008 Tri pesni o Rodine (Documentary short)
 2006 Anatoly Rybakov: The Russian Story (Documentary)
 2000 The Prince Is Back (Documentary)
 1998 Peter Sellars: A Portrait (Documentary)
 1997 The Children of Ivan Kuzmich (Documentary)
 1995 This Shaking World (Documentary)
 1994 Lucky to be Born in Russia (Documentary)
 1992 The Shattered Mirror (Documentary)
 1991 A Taste of Freedom (Documentary)
 1991 More Than Love (Documentary)
 1989 I Am 90, My Steps Are Light (Documentary)
 1988 Solovky Power (Documentary)
 1988 Tumbalalaika in America (Documentary)
 1987 For the Theater to Be... (Documentary)
 1986 Arkhangelskiy muzhik (Documentary)
 1985 Hello, It Is Beduliya Speaking (Documentary)
 1982 At Pouskin's Home (Documentary)
 1981 After the Harvest (Documentary)
 1980 Pouskin and Pouschin (Documentary)
 1978 The Experiment (Documentary)
 1976 Aleksandr Tvardovskiy (Documentary)
 1975 Arkadiy Raykin (TV Movie documentary)
 1973 This Is Our Profession (Documentary)
 1972 Valentina Tereshkova (Documentary)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Has been a Professor at the UCLA School of Film and Television in LA.

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David Livnev  (her death)  (1 child)

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Her autobiography, "A Woman With a Movie Camera," was translated by Antonina W. Bouis and published by University of Texas Press. See more »

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