7 August 1901|
Moscow, Russian Empire
|Died||28 October 1989
|Occupation||Film director, actress|
Yuliya Ippolitovna Solntseva (Russian: Ю́лия Ипполи́товна Со́лнцева; 7 August 1901 – 28 October 1989) was a Soviet film director and actress who starred in the silent sci-fi classic Aelita (1924). She directed 14 films between 1939 and 1979. She was married to director Aleksandr Dovzhenko and collaborated with him on his later films, including Michurin (1949), for which she was awarded a Stalin Prize.
- Aelita (1924)
- The Cigarette Girl from Moscow (1924)
- Earth (1930)
- Ivan (1932)
- Shchors (1939)
- Ukraine in Flames (1943)
- Chronicle of Flaming Years (1961)
Honours and awards
- Stalin Prize, 2nd class (1949) - for the film Michurin (1948)
- All-Union Film Festival (1959) - A special honorary diploma film "Poem of the Sea"
- Cannes International Film Festival (1961) - Award for Best Director for the film "Chronicle of Flaming Years"
- International Film Festival in London (1962) - Honorary diploma for the film "Poem of the Sea"
- San Sebastián International Film Festival (1965) - Special Diploma of the Jury "for the artistic and technical merits" of the film "Enchanted Desna"
- People's Artist of the RSFSR (1964)
- People's Artist of the USSR (1981)
- Order of Lenin
- "Festival de Cannes: Chronicle of Flaming Years". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-02-21.