Ilya Abramovich Frez (Russian: Илья Абрамович Фрэз; 20 August 1909, Roslavl – 22 June 1994, Moscow), PAU, was a Soviet and Russian film director primarily known for his films for younger viewers. Among his films was the internationally popular I Loved You of 1967.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Mira Liehm, Antonín J. Liehm The Most Important Art: Eastern European Film After 1945 1977 Page 324 "Among the more interesting films made for young viewers were the internationally popular I Loved You (Ya vas lyubil-1967) by Ilya Frez (b. 1909)"
  2. ^ Soviet Film - Volumes 212-223 1975 - Page 28 ILIA FREZ, film director
  3. ^ David Gillespie, Russian Cinema 2014 Page 89 The fraught nature of male—female relationships is treated with more than a hint of irony by Ilia Frez in his 1985 film The ...
  4. ^ Film Culture - Issues 63-69 - Page 147 Ilia Frez and Russian Children's Films, by Steven