FILM DIRECTOR

Giorgi Shengelaia

1937 - 2020

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Giorgi Shengelaia (Georgian: გიორგი შენგელაია; Russian: Гео́ргий Никола́евич Шенгела́я; 11 May 1937 – 17 February 2020) was a Georgian and Soviet film director. He directed 14 films since 1961. His film Pirosmani (a poetic film about the great Georgian primitive artist Niko Pirosmanishvili who worked circa 1915) won the Grand Prize at the Chicago International Film Festival in 1974 and went on to international critical acclaim. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgi Shengelaia has received more than 29,711 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Giorgi Shengelaia is the 428th most popular film director, the 750th most popular biography from Russia and the 13th most popular Russian Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 428 out of 1,580Before him are Ernst Marischka, Umberto Lenzi, Renny Harlin, Vicente Aranda, Hugh Hudson, and Robert Rossen. After him are Paul W. S. Anderson, Hiroshi Inagaki, Christian-Jaque, Richard Boleslawski, Philip Kaufman, and John Landis.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1937, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 141Before him are Naji al-Ali, Eduard Streltsov, Alberto Spencer, Joseph Estrada, Lusine Zakaryan, and Luciana Paluzzi. After him are Ned Beatty, Anna Hazare, Aslan Usoyan, Amos Tversky, Aleksandr Medved, and Waylon Jennings. Among people deceased in 2020, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 220Before him are Alejandro Sabella, Marcello Abbado, Hau Pei-tsun, Adalet Ağaoğlu, Ewa Demarczyk, and Gisèle Halimi. After him are Kiki Dimoula, Rajendra K. Pachauri, Paik Sun-yup, Terry Goodkind, Theodor Wagner, and Edén Pastora.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 750 out of 2,688Before him are Mikhail Speransky (1772), Prince Constantine Constantinovich of Russia (1891), Vasily Tropinin (1776), Yuri Averbakh (1922), Sviatoslav III of Vladimir (1196), and Sergei Lyapunov (1859). After him are Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky (1862), Iosif Gurko (1828), Otto Hesse (1811), Vladimir Minorsky (1877), Afanasy Fet (1820), and Emil Wiechert (1861).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Russia

Among film directors born in Russia, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 13Before him are Leonid Gaidai (1923), Elem Klimov (1933), Alexander Sokurov (1951), Yuri Norstein (1941), Ladislas Starevich (1882), and Eldar Ryazanov (1927). After him are Sergei Yutkevich (1904), Mikhail Romm (1901), Grigori Aleksandrov (1903), Andrey Zvyagintsev (1964), Boris Barnet (1902), and Aleksei Yuryevich German (1938).

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