BirthdayDecember 28, 1903

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Mikhail Kalatozov

    Full name: Mikhail Kalatozov
    Also known as: Mikhail Kalatozov, Kalatozov, Mikhail
    Professions: Director, Cinematographer, Writer
    Occupation: Film director

  2. Mikhail Kalatozov Known for

    The Cranes Are Flying (1957), I Am Cuba (1964), The Red Tent (1969), Letter Never Sent (1960)

  3. Mikhail Kalatozov Death information

    Died: Monday, 1st of January, 1973 (Age: 69)

  4. Mikhail Kalatozov Biography

    Mikhail Konstantinovich Kalatozov (Georgian: ?????? ?????????????, Russian: ??????? ??????????????? ??????????) (28 December 1903 – 27 March 1973), born Mikheil Kalatozishvili, was a Georgian/Russian film director. Born in Tiflis (now Tbilisi), he studied economics before starting his film career as an actor and later cinematographer.He directed several documentary films, including Salt for Svanetia (1930), but was forced to withdraw from his profession after his film Nail in the Boot (1931) was banned by Stalinist censors. During World War II he directed several propaganda films and worked as a cultural attaché at the Soviet embassy in the United States.During the 1950s he directed several other films. His four final features, The Cranes Are Flying (1957), The Unsent Letter (1959), I Am Cuba (1964), and The Red Tent (1971), are among his most famous works.He died in Moscow.

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