Mikhail Kalatozov

Birthday
Dec 28, 1903
Birthplace
Tbilisi, Georgia, Russian Empire

Bio: Soviet filmmaker Mikhail Kalatozov made numerous films, but is best remembered for three important dramas. The first Salt of Svanetia(1930) was a seminal work in early Soviet cinema, noted for its beautiful cinematography, and sensitive look at life in a remote Caucasian village. Though greatly appreciated today, authorities originally considered it too… More

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