Slava Tsukerman

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Slava Tsukerman
Slava Tsukerman and Anne Carlisle 2017.jpg
Slava Tsukerman and Anne Carlisle at a screening of Liquid Sky at the Quad Cinema, New York City, in 2017
OccupationFilm director

Vladislav "Slava" Tsukerman (Russian: Сла́ва (Владисла́в Менделе́вич) Цукерма́н) is a Russian film director of Jewish origin.[1] He was born in the Soviet Union and emigrated in 1973 with his wife Nina Kerova to Israel. In 1976 he moved to New York City. He is best known for producing, directing, and writing the screenplay for the 1982 cult film Liquid Sky.[2] He also directed the 2004 documentary Stalin's Wife (about Nadezhda Alliluyeva) and the 2008 film Perestroika.[3]

In 2014 in an interview with The Awl it was confirmed by Tsukerman, a Liquid Sky sequel, Liquid Sky 2, was in the works.[4] Lead actress Anne Carlisle would be returning in the sequel in the role of Margaret.[4]


  1. ^ Цукерман Слава Archived 2014-12-25 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Review of Liquid Sky by Janet Maslin, The New York Times, July 22, 1983.
  3. ^ Review of Perestroika, The New York Times, April 17, 2009.
  4. ^ a b Ramsay, James (February 18, 2014). "The "Liquid Sky" Sequel Is Coming: A Chat With The Director Of The Best Film About New York". The Awl. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014.

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