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Aleksandr Medvedkin

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Years active  1929–56
Name  Aleksandr Medvedkin
Role  Film director

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Full Name  Aleksandr Ivanovitch Medvedkin
Born  24 February 1900Penza, Penza Governorate, Russian Empire
Died  February 19, 1989, Moscow, Russia
Movies  Happiness, The Liberated Earth
Similar People  Chris Marker, Nikolay Cherkasov, Emma Tsesarskaya, Vasili Vanin, Vera Altayskaya

Aleksandr medvedkin about his cinetrain

Aleksandr Ivanovich Medvedkin (Russian: Александр Иванович Медведкин; 24 February 1900 – 20 February 1989), was a Soviet Russian film director, best known for his 1934 film Happiness. His life and art are the subject of Chris Marker's film The Last Bolshevik (1992).


Aleksandr Medvedkin Happiness movie review The Seventh Art

He travelled around Russia in his Kinopoezd, a film-train, in which he carried film equipment and shot movies in Kolkhozy, which he would then screen there.

Aleksandr Medvedkin The Last Bolshevik Happiness DVD Talk Review of the DVD Video

Selected filmography

Aleksandr Medvedkin Happiness 1935 IMDb

  • Happiness (1934)
  • The Liberated Earth (1946)

  • Aleksandr Medvedkin Happiness movie review The Seventh Art

    Aleksandr Medvedkin Russian Film Symposium

    Aleksandr Medvedkin Happiness 1934 Alexander Medvedkin Brandons movie memory


    Aleksandr Medvedkin Wikipedia