Konstantin Lopushansky

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Konstantin Lopushansky
Born Konstantin Sergeyevich Lopushansky
(1947-06-12) June 12, 1947 (age 67)
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Occupation Film director
Years active 1978–present

Konstantin Sergeyevich Lopushansky (born June 12, 1947) is a Soviet and Ukrainian film director, film theorist and author. He is perhaps best known for his post-apocalyptic film Pisma Myortvogo Cheloveka aka Dead Man's Letters (1986).

In 1970 he graduated from Kazan conservatoire as a violinist, and in 1973 he completed a postgraduate course in Leningrad conservatoire with a Ph.D. thesis in art criticism. Then Konstantin Lopushansky taught at the Kazan and Leningrad conservatories for several years, before taking the Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors. Upon graduating the courses in 1979 he assisted Andrei Tarkovsky in directing the legendary film Stalker. Since 1980 Lopushansky has worked as a production director at the Lenfilm cinema studio.[1] His 1989 film A Visitor to a Museum was entered into the 16th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Silver St. George and the Prix of Ecumenical Jury.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film
1978 Slyozy v Vetrenuyu Pogodu (Tears in Windy Weather)
1980 Solo
1986 Pisma Myortvogo Cheloveka aka Dead Man's Letters
1988 Expulsion From Hell
1989 Posetitel Muzeya (Visitors to the Museum)
1994 Russkaya Simfoniya (Russian Symphony)
2001 Konets Veka (The End of the Century)
2006 Gadkie Iebedi aka The Ugly Swans

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "16th Moscow International Film Festival (1989)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-02-25. 

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