Nikolai Avdeevich Otsup
Nikolai Otsup, USSR Poet.
Otsup, Nikolai was born in 1894 in Petersburg.
Graduated from the Odessa Theatre Institute, and the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography.
as a poet before World War I. Close to Nikolai Gumilev. Emigrated after the Bolshevik take-over 1917. Settled
in Paris. Editor of the magazine
First film, 1965. Made two important films — Kamennyi Krest, 1968, and Zakhar Berkut, 1972, which received a prize at the Venice Film Festival.