Vladimir Khotinenko

Vladimir Ivanovich Khotinenko (Russian: Владимир Иванович Хотиненко; born 20 January 1952 in Slavgorod, Altai Krai, Soviet Union) is a Russian actor, film director and designer.

Vladimir Khotinenko
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Vladimir Ivanovich Khotinenko

(1952-01-20) 20 January 1952 (age 69)
Occupationactor, film director, designer
Years active1979–present
Spouse(s)Tatyana Yakovleva


Born in the Altai Krai, Russian SFSR to Ivan Afanasyevich and Valentina Vasilievna Khotinenko. His father was Ukrainian, his mother came from Don Cossacks.[1] In 1976, he received his diploma from the Institute of Architecture of Sverdlovsk, in what is now Ekaterinburg. After his military service, he was from 1978 to 1982, assistant designer at Studio-Film in Sverdlovsk, and was assistant director for the film by Nikita Mikhalkov, A Few Days from the Life of I. I. Oblomov. He collaborated on other films by Mikhalkov in Moscow, such as Five Nights (Пять вечеров) 1979, and Family Relations (Родня) 1981.

He then became director of the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography in Moscow. His 1999 film Strastnoy Boulevard was entered into the 21st Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Special Mention.[2]

He excelled in historical films and large scenes, particularly describing the history of Russia. He won the Golden Eagle in 2004 for 72 Metres.[3]

In March 2014 he signed a letter in support of Vladimir Putin's policies regarding the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea and Ukraine.[4][5]





  1. ^ Ukraine, Crimea, Russia: Masters of Culture Defining Their Position on the Vesti (VGTRK) official website, March 14, 2014
  2. ^ "21st Moscow International Film Festival (1999)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Laureates of the 2004 Golden Eagle Award" (in Russian). Official Golden Eagle Award website. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 16 November 2009.
  4. ^ Russian artists supported Putin's aggression against Ukraine (LIST), Glavkom (11 March 2014)
  5. ^ Russian Members of Culture - In Support of the President's Position on Ukraine and Crimea Archived 11 March 2014 at Archive.today // Ministry of Culture official website

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