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Who is Alexander Sokurov?
Alexander Sokurov: Alexander Nikolayevich Sokurov, PAR is a Russian filmmaker. His most significant works include a feature film, Russian Ark, filmed in a single unedited shot, and Faust, which was honoured with the Golden Lion, the highest prize for the best film at the Venice Film Festival.
- also known as Aleksandr Sokurov, Alexander Nikolayevich Sokurov, A. Sokurov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich Sokurov, Alexandre Sokourov
- born on (64 years ago) in Irkutsk
- nationality: Russia
- profession: Film director, screenwriter, television director, voice actor, cinematographer, film editor
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Figures of Paradox by Jeremi Szaniawski
Alexander Sokurov is an especially private, sensitive man, and no doubt the walls surrounding him have been erected to protect him. At the centre of this citadel lies the single most sensitive and irksome subject: not only is it anathema to ask ...
A Dictionary of Film Studies (2012)
by Annette Kuhn, Guy Westwell
With digital recording, however, there is virtually no limit on shot duration: Russki Kovcheg/Russian Ark (Alexander Sokurov, Russia, 2002), for example, consists of a single 99-minute take. A *long take (not to be confused with a long shot (see ...
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