1965: The First Teacher
1966: The Story of Asya Klyachina, Who Loved But Did Not Marry
1970: Uncle Vanya
1984: Maria's Lovers
1985: Runaway Train
1989: Tango & Cash
1994: Assia and the Hen with the Golden Eggs
Andreï Kontchalovski was born in Moscow in 1937. After seeing The Cranes are Flying by Mikhaïl Kalatozov, he enters VGIK in Moscow under presidency of Mikhaïl Romm. He is a fellow student with Andreï Tarkovski for whom he writes script for the future short movie The Steamroller and the Violon (1961), then assist him on the shooting of Ivan's Childhood (1962) and helps on writing of Andrei Rublev (1969). Andrei Konchalovsky directs his debut feature in 1965. The First Teacher is based upon a novel by Chingis Aitmatov on post-revolutionary Russia in 1917. His second feature, The Story of Asya Klyachina, Who Loved But Did Not Marrya (1967) is censored for 20 years by Russian authroties. His Uncle Vania, based upon Tchekhov's drama play is considered by many as one of the most important Russian movies. With support of European and American producers, he will ggo on and direct many movies in foreign languages, such as Maria's Lovers (1984), Runaway Train (1985)...