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Georgii Mikhailovich Kalatozishvili

Georgii Kalatozishvili, USSR Cameraman, director.

Background

  • Kalatozishvili, Georgii was born in 1937 in Georgia, United States. Son of the celebrated film director Mikhail Kalatozov.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography as a cameraman in 1958.

    Career

    • Went to the North Pole where he shot Two Captains in very harsh conditions for the Lenfilm Studio. Thereafter worked for Gruzia Films, in charge of the lighting on /, Grandma, Iliko and Harion, The White Caravan and I See the Sun. Turned to directing in 1971 with Death of a Philatelist, a thriller which was a great commercial success.
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