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Georgii Mikhailovich Kalatozishvili

director , cameraman

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.