Alexander Gutman

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Alexander Ilyich Gutman (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ильи́ч Гу́тман; January 29, 1945 – February 17, 2016), also spelt as Alexandre Goutman and Aleksandr Gutman, was a Russian film director of Jewish origin.[1] During a 30-year career, Gutman shot over 50 documentary films, 13 of them as film director. He won awards at several Russian and international film festivals.[2]

He graduated from the Leningrad Polytechnical Institute (now known as St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University) (1968) and VGIK (1978).



Year Film Role Notes
2009 17 Avgusta Director, writer, Cinematographer Documentary
2008 BAM: Railroad to Nowhere Production Manager Documentary
2005 In Search of Happiness Director Movie
2004 The Sunny Side of the Road Director Movie
2003 Frescoes [3][4] about Armenia (presented at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival) Director, Writer, Producer TV Movie Documentary
2001 Thieves' World Production Manager Movie Documentary
2001 Journey Back to Youth Director Movie
2001 Three Days and Never Again Director Documentary
1997 The Wall Camera Operator TV Movie Documentary
1996 Up to the Neck or Bodybuilding Director Movie
1994 1244, 1245, 1246 Director Movie
1991 The Russians Have Gone Director Movie


  1. ^ "Александр Гутман снимет фильм о первых еврейских переселенцах на Дальнем Востоке » Центральный Еврейский Ресурс SEM40. Израиль, Ближний восток, евреи". Archived from the original on 2016-03-01.
  2. ^ "В Петербурге ушел из жизни режиссер Александр Гутман".
  3. ^ "Alexander Gutman".
  4. ^ "FRESCOES by Alexandre Gutman - Documentary Feature Film Brooklyn Film Festival".

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