FILM DIRECTOR

Mikhail Kalatozov

1903 - 1973

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Mikhail Konstantinovich Kalatozov (Georgian: მიხეილ კალატოზიშვილი, Russian: Михаил Константинович Калатозов) (28 December 1903 – 27 March 1973), born Mikheil Kalatozishvili, was a Soviet film director of Georgian origin who contributed to both Georgian and Russian cinema. He is most well known for his films The Cranes Are Flying and Soy Cuba. In 1969, he was named a People's Artist of the USSR. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Kalatozov has received more than 125,493 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mikhail Kalatozov is the 282nd most popular film director (up from 351st in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Georgia (up from 54th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Georgian Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Mikhail Kalatozov ranks 282 out of 1,580Before him are Darren Aronofsky, Tengiz Abuladze, Leonid Gaidai, Karel Zeman, George Miller, and Rouben Mamoulian. After him are Nanni Moretti, Krzysztof Zanussi, Anatole Litvak, Yuen Woo-ping, Sofia Coppola, and Menahem Golan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Mikhail Kalatozov ranks 90Before him are Joan Robinson, Uichiro Hatta, Cornell Woolrich, Charlotte Perriand, Karl Eberhard Schöngarth, and Georges Politzer. After him are Kim Chaek, Watchman Nee, Heinz Reinefarth, Aleksei N. Leontiev, Alf Sjöberg, and Anny Ondra. Among people deceased in 1973, Mikhail Kalatozov ranks 69Before him are Dickinson W. Richards, Alexander Orlov, Robert Smithson, Jacques Lipchitz, Shirali Muslimov, and Károly Kerényi. After him are Adolf Strauss, Bruno Maderna, Frank Jack Fletcher, José Villalonga Llorente, Robert Ryan, and Gian Francesco Malipiero.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Mikhail Kalatozov ranks 42 out of 292Before him are Mikheil Saakashvili (1967), Ilia Chavchavadze (1837), George III of Georgia (1200), Nona Gaprindashvili (1941), Tengiz Abuladze (1924), and Rouben Mamoulian (1897). After him are Bezmiâlem Sultan (1807), Heraclius II of Georgia (1720), Theodora of Trebizond (1253), Noe Zhordania (1868), Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia (1869), and Keke Geladze (1858).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Georgia

Among film directors born in Georgia, Mikhail Kalatozov ranks 5Before him are Sergei Parajanov (1924), Otar Iosseliani (1934), Tengiz Abuladze (1924), and Rouben Mamoulian (1897). After him are Georgiy Daneliya (1930), Kote Marjanishvili (1872), Revaz Chkheidze (1926), Marlen Khutsiev (1925), Nana Jorjadze (1948), and Zaza Urushadze (1965).

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