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 32,437 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Giorgi Shengelaia is the 906th most popular film director (down from 428th in 2019), the 1,557th most popular biography from Russia (down from 749th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 906 out of 1,581Before him are Erika Lust, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Luis Puenzo, James Foley, Régis Wargnier, and Sergey Obraztsov. After him are August Blom, E. A. Dupont, Karel Kachyňa, Kihachi Okamoto, Nick Park, and Aleksandr Khanzhonkov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1937, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 302Before him are Jorge Cafrune, Nélida Piñon, Nadia Gamal, Ali Soilih, Valeri Popenchenko, and Hiroshi Ninomiya. After him are Luiz Bueno, Jackie Collins, José Araquistáin, Kader Khan, Margaret O'Brien, and Maryanne Trump Barry. Among people deceased in 2020, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 365Before him are Justus Dahinden, Yuri Bondarev, Joan Feynman, Abdurrahim El-Keib, Mahmoud Jibril, and Tom Lister Jr.. After him are Diane di Prima, Duje Bonačić, Alex Trebek, Herman Cain, Bobby Morrow, and Júlia Sigmond.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 1,557 out of 3,262Before him are Vera Karalli (1889), Alexander Popov (1971), Sergey Obraztsov (1901), Alexander Karpinsky (1846), Johannes Virolainen (1914), and Yuri Semin (1947). After him are Vitaly Bianki (1894), Maria Zakharova (1975), Valeri Zolotukhin (1941), Marietta Shaginyan (1888), Boris Vasilyev (1924), and Georg Schnéevoigt (1872).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Russia

Among film directors born in Russia, Giorgi Shengelaia ranks 33Before him are Alexei Uchitel (1951), Alexander Rou (1906), Aleksei Balabanov (1959), Mark Zakharov (1933), Tatyana Lioznova (1924), and Sergey Obraztsov (1901). After him are Aleksandr Khanzhonkov (1877), Yuri Ozerov (1921), Ivan Ivanov-Vano (1900), Yevgeni Bauer (1865), Stanislav Rostotsky (1922), and Gleb Panfilov (1934).

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