Vadim Yusov

Vadim Ivanovich Yusov (Вадим Иванович Юсов, 20 April 1929 – 23 August 2013) was a Soviet and Russian cinematographer and professor at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography. He was known for his collaborations with Andrei Tarkovsky on The Steamroller and the Violin, Ivan's Childhood, Andrei Rublev and Solaris, and with Georgi Daneliya on I Step Through Moscow. He won a number of Nika Awards and Golden Osella for Ivan Dykhovichny's The Black Monk at the Venice International Film Festival in 1988.

Vadim Yusov
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Vadim Ivanovich Yusov

(1929-04-20)20 April 1929
Leningrad Oblast, Soviet Union
Died23 August 2013(2013-08-23) (aged 84)
Moscow, Russia
Years active1957—2010
Spouse(s)Inna Zelentsova

He was a member of the jury at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival[1] and the 45th Berlin International Film Festival in 1995.[2]

Vadim Yusov's grave on Novodevichy Cemetery

As a cameraman, I deal with the atmosphere, but the reason for this is always the plot, the drama [...] These concepts cannot be opposed, cannot be separated, since one simply does not exist without the other.[3]



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Vadim Yusov". Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  2. ^ "45th Berlin International Film Festival". Retrieved 2011-12-29.
  3. ^ Vadim Yusov, Cinema Art, No. 8 1976

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