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Gleb Anatol’evich Panfilov

film director

Gleb Panfilov, USSR Film director.

Background

Panfilov, Gleb was born on December 21, 1934.

Education

Graduated from the Advanced Directors’ Courses at Mosfilm Studio.

Career

Initially trained as a chemical engineer in Sverdlovsk. Became known after his first feature film No Ford in the Fire, 1968. The Debut, 1970, confirmed his reputation.

I Wish to Speak, 1975, was attacked by the critics, and was shelved for some time but re-released in 1987. The Theme was completed in 1980 but banned for 7 years. Works mainly at Lenfilm Studio in Leningrad.

Married to the talented character actress Inna Churikova, who plays leading roles in many of his films.