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Aleksandr Faintsimmer



Aleksandr Mikhailovich Faintsimmer (Feinzimmer, Александр Михайлович Файнциммер ; 31 December 1906 – 21 March 1982) was a Soviet film director. He has been cited as a filmmaker on the forefront of Russian language social thriller. His son Leonid Kvinikhidze was also a film director.

Filmography

  • The Czar Wants to Sleep (Poruchik Kizhe) (1934), better known as Lieutenant Kijé. Sergei Prokofiev wrote a famous instrumental piece, Lieutenant Kijé, as its main theme.
  • Men of the Sea (Baltiytsy) (1938)
  • Tanker "Derbent" (1941)
  • Kotovsky (1942)
  • Naval Battalion (1944)
  • For Those Who Are at Sea (1947)
  • A Girl with a Guitar (1948)
  • They Have a Motherland (1949)
  • Konstantin Zaslonov (1949)
  • Aušra prie Nemuno (1953)
  • The Gadfly (1955)
  • A Girl with Guitar (1958)
  • Far in the West (1968)
  • 50 to 50 (1972)
  • Without the Right to Mistake (1974)
  • The Tavern on Pyatnitskaya (1978)
  • Farewell tour Artist (1979)