Thursday, 21 February 2013

Director Alexei German senior dies

Prominent Russian director Alexei German senior has died at the age of 74 in Saint Petersburg, his son Alexei told reporters.

In November the director underwent a surgery after a fall but later was diagnosed with pneumonia. Alexei German senior had his own style in cinematography. Among his most popular films there are “Twenty days without war”, “My friend Ivan Lapshin”, “Khrustalev, my car!”

In recent years German senior had been working on a film set to the Strugatsky brothers` sci-fi novel “Hard to be a God”.

Aleksei German: Twenty Days Without War - 20 дней без войны (1976)”

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