Alexander Sokurov

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Birthday
14, 1951
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Russian director of the film Faust, which won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2011.

Before Fame

He began as a documentarian and was nominated for the Golden Lion in 1987 for his documentary Mournful Unconcern.

Trivia

His 2002 film Russian Ark was filmed in one single, unbroken, 96-minute take.

Family Life

His father was an officer in the Russian military.

Associated With

He and German director Wim Wenders were both awarded the Golden Lion, the highest honor at the Venice Film Festival.