Sergei Bondarchuk

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Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk (Серге́й Фё́дорович Бондарчу́к; Ukrainian: Сергі́й Фе́дорович Бондарчу́к, Serhiy Fedorovych Bondarchuk; 25 September 1920 – 20 October 1994) was an Oscar-winning Ukrainian film director, screenwriter and actor who worked in the Soviet era.wikipedia
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Irina Skobtseva

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In 1956, he starred with his future wife Irina Skobtseva in Othello.
Irina Konstantinovna Skobtseva (Ирина Константиновна Скобцева; born 22 August 1927) is a Russian/Soviet actress and second wife of Sergei Bondarchuk.

War and Peace (film series)

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Bondarchuk's western fame lies with his epic production of Tolstoy's War and Peace, which on original release totaled more than seven hours of cinema, took six years to complete and won Bondarchuk, who both directed and acted the role of Pierre Bezukhov, the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1968.
War and Peace (Война и мир, trans. Voyna i mir) is a 1965–67 Soviet war drama film co-written and directed by Sergei Bondarchuk and a film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's 1869 novel War and Peace.

Waterloo (1970 film)

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His first English-language film was 1970's Waterloo, produced by Dino De Laurentiis.
Waterloo is a 1970 epic period war film directed by Sergei Bondarchuk and produced by Dino De Laurentiis.

Battle of Neretva (film)

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The year after his victory, in 1969, he starred as Martin with Yul Brynner and Orson Welles in the Yugoslav epic Battle of Neretva, directed by Veljko Bulajic.
It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, the year after Sergei Bondarchuk (playing the role of Martin in Neretva) won the honour for War and Peace.

Boris Godunov (1986 film)

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A year later, he was appointed President of the Union of Cinematographers, while he continued his directing career, steering toward political films, directing Boris Godunov before being dismissed from the semi-government post in 1986. His 1986 film Boris Godunov was also screened at Cannes that year.
Boris Godunov is a 1986 drama film directed by and starring Sergei Bondarchuk.

8th Moscow International Film Festival

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In 1973 he was the President of the Jury at the 8th Moscow International Film Festival.

Red Bells

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In 1982 came Red Bells, based on John Reed's Ten Days that Shook the World (which serves as the film's alternative title).
Red Bells (also known as Mexico in Flames, Insurgent Mexico and Red Bells Part I – Mexico on Fire) is a 1982 adventure-drama film directed by Sergei Bondarchuk.

Othello (1956 film)

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In 1956, he starred with his future wife Irina Skobtseva in Othello.

They Fought for Their Country

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In 1975 he directed They Fought for Their Country, which was entered into the 1975 Cannes Film Festival.
They Fought for Their Country is a 1975 Soviet war film based on the eponymous novel written by Mikhail Sholokhov and directed by Sergei Bondarchuk.

1986 Cannes Film Festival

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His 1986 film Boris Godunov was also screened at Cannes that year.

People's Artist of the USSR

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At the age of 32, he became the youngest Soviet actor ever to receive the top dignity of People's Artist of the USSR.
Among the actors, the youngest recipient was Sergey Bondarchuk (age 32).

Ukraine

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Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk (Серге́й Фё́дорович Бондарчу́к; Ukrainian: Сергі́й Фе́дорович Бондарчу́к, Serhiy Fedorovych Bondarchuk; 25 September 1920 – 20 October 1994) was an Oscar-winning Ukrainian film director, screenwriter and actor who worked in the Soviet era.
Other important directors including Kira Muratova, Sergei Loznitsa, Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi, Larisa Shepitko, Sergei Bondarchuk, Leonid Bykov, Yuri Ilyenko, Leonid Osyka, Ihor Podolchak with his Delirium and Maryna Vroda.

1975 Cannes Film Festival

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In 1975 he directed They Fought for Their Country, which was entered into the 1975 Cannes Film Festival.

Taganrog

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Born in Belozerka, in the Kherson Governorate of the Ukrainian SSR, Sergei Bondarchuk spent his childhood in the cities of Yeysk and Taganrog, graduating from the Taganrog School Number 4 in 1938.
Taganrog is the native city of Anton Chekhov, Faina Ranevskaya, Sophia Parnok, Alexandre Koyré, Isaac Yakovlevich Pavlovsky, and Dmitri Sinodi-Popov; names of Russian emperors Peter I of Russia and Alexander I of Russia; Cornelius Cruys, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Adolph Brodsky, Konstantin Paustovsky, Nestor Kukolnik, Achilles Alferaki, Ioannis Varvakis, Sergei Bondarchuk, William Frederick Yeames and many other famous people are brought to mind when Taganrog is mentioned.

War and Peace

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Bondarchuk's western fame lies with his epic production of Tolstoy's War and Peace, which on original release totaled more than seven hours of cinema, took six years to complete and won Bondarchuk, who both directed and acted the role of Pierre Bezukhov, the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1968.

Fyodor Bondarchuk

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They had two children, actress Elena Bondarchuk (1962–2009) and a son Fyodor (b.
Fedor was born in Moscow in a family of actress Irina Skobtseva and internationally acclaimed film actor and an Academy Award-winning director Sergei Bondarchuk.

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

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The year after his victory, in 1969, he starred as Martin with Yul Brynner and Orson Welles in the Yugoslav epic Battle of Neretva, directed by Veljko Bulajic.
Many Yugoslav films featured eminent foreign actors such as Orson Welles, Sergei Bondarchuk, Franco Nero and Yul Brynner in the Academy Award nominated The Battle of Neretva, and Richard Burton in Sutjeska.

Natalya Bondarchuk

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He first married Inna Makarova, mother to his elder daughter, Natalya Bondarchuk (1950).
She is the daughter of the Ukrainian director and actor Sergei Bondarchuk and the Russian actress Inna Makarova.

Taganrog Theatre

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His first performance as an actor was onstage of the Taganrog Theatre in 1937.

Dino De Laurentiis

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His first English-language film was 1970's Waterloo, produced by Dino De Laurentiis.

Pierre Bezukhov

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Bondarchuk's western fame lies with his epic production of Tolstoy's War and Peace, which on original release totaled more than seven hours of cinema, took six years to complete and won Bondarchuk, who both directed and acted the role of Pierre Bezukhov, the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1968.

Veljko Bulajić

Veljko Bulajic
The year after his victory, in 1969, he starred as Martin with Yul Brynner and Orson Welles in the Yugoslav epic Battle of Neretva, directed by Veljko Bulajic.
Throughout his career, Bulajic has worked with a number of Hollywood stars including Orson Welles, Hardy Kruger, Sergei Bondarchuk, Franco Nero, Christopher Plummer and Yul Brynner.

Mikhail Sholokhov

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In 1959, he made his directorial debut with Destiny of a Man, based on the Mikhail Sholokhov short story of the same name.

Inna Makarova

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He first married Inna Makarova, mother to his elder daughter, Natalya Bondarchuk (1950).
Inna Makarova was married to Sergei Bondarchuk and is the mother of Natalya Bondarchuk.

Admiral Ushakov (film)

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Admiral Ushakov is a 1953 Soviet historical war film directed by Mikhail Romm and starring Ivan Pereverzev, Boris Livanov and Sergey Bondarchuk.