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Alexander Sokurov celebrates his 65th birthday

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Alexander Sokurov celebrates his 65th birthday


14.06.2016

Photo: © TASS/EPA/ANDREA MEROLA
Today, on June 14, a famous Russian film director Alexander Sokurov celebrates his 65th jubilee, reports TASS. The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin congratulated him on his birthday calling Alexander Sokurov an extremely gifted and creative person. According to Vladimir Putin, films made by Sokurov always become special events in the cultural life of Russia. “They are always of great interest to the public”.

The Russian President also appreciated Alexander Sokurov’s activity in the field of education and his contribution to the preservation of “the national cultural and spiritual heritage”.

The Prime Minister of the RF Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Alexander Sokurov on the occasion as well. He underlined that the film director is brilliant at depicting Russian people and the history of the country.

Alexander Sokurov is an Honored Artist of Russia and a People's artist of Russia. He has made over 15 fiction films and has taken part in making of several tens of documentary films. Alexander Sokurov has won a great number of awards and his works were appreciated by the juries of Berlin, Venice, and Cannes Film Festivals among others.

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