Georgi Vasilyev

Georgi Nikolayevich Vasilyev (Russian: Гео́ргий Никола́евич Васи́льев) (25 November 1899 – 18 June 1946) was a Soviet and Russian film director, screenwriter and actor. From 1928 to 1943, together with Sergei Vasilyev (often jointly, though incorrectly credited as Vasilyev brothers), he co-directed several films, including an influential and critically acclaimed Chapaev (1934). Georgi Vasilyev received two Stalin Prizes in 1941 and 1942.

Georgi Vasilyev
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Georgi Vasilyev
Georgi Nikolayevich Vasilyev

(1899-11-25)25 November 1899
Died18 June 1946(1946-06-18) (aged 46)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1924–1943
Notable workChapaev (1934)
AwardsStalin Prize (1941,1942)


Year English title Russian title Work
1928 Heroic Deed Among the Ice Подвиг во льдах Director; documentary
1930 The Sleeping Beauty Спящая красавица Director, screenwriter
1932 A Personal Affair Личное дело Director, screenwriter
1934 Chapaev Чапаев Director, screenwriter, actor
1937 The Defense of Volotchayevsk Волочаевские дни Director, screenwriter
1942 The Defense of Tsaritsyn Оборона Царицына Director, screenwriter
1943 The Front Фронт Director, screenwriter

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