Thursday, June 24, 2010

RIP Pavel Lyubimov

The Russian Directors Guild was informed on June 24th of the death of Pavel . According to his widow his funeral will be held on the 27th. He did not want any requiems, therfore he will pass away modestly and silently as he specified.

The honored director was born on September 7, 1938 in Moscow. He graduated from the director's facility at Vgika in 1962 and directed his frist film in 1963. Since 1964 he's worked at the Maxim Gorkogo Studio. He also wrote screenplays and was an occassional actor. He made his only western “Sledopyt” (The Pathfinder) in 1987.


LYUBIMOV, Pavel (Pavel Grygorievich Lyubimov)
Born: 9/7/1938, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.
Died: 6/24/2010, Moscow, Russia

Pavel Lyubimov's western - director, screenwriter, actor:
The Pathfinder - 1987

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