6.8 Springtime on Zarechnaya Street (1956)
7.2 Ilyich's Gate (1965)
6.8 Infinity (1991)
who cut his teeth as an assistant to Boris Barnet, debuted with the
Vesna na Zarechnoy Ulitse/ Springtime on Zarechnaya Street (1956),
co-directed with Feliks Mironer,
the film that turned Nikolai Rybnikov into a star, photographed by Pyotr Todorovsky also in neorealist style.
Dva Fedora/ The Two Fedors (1958) starred Vasilii Shukshin and was photographed again by Pyotr Todorovsky.
The three-hour black-and-white Zastava Iliycha/ Ilyich's Gate (which had been underway since 1959), photographed by Margarita Pilikhina, released in 1965 in a much shortened version as Mne Dvadtsat Let/ I Am Twenty, documented the alienation of the Soviet youth and the influence of the French nouvelle vague.
So did Iiulskii Dozhd/ Rain in July (1967).
Byl Mesiats Mai/ It Was May (1970) was instead a
After a long silence, he made
Posleslovie/ The Afterword (1983)
embarked in another colossal project, the
four-hour philosophical poem Beskonechnost/ Infinity (1991).
Nevecherniaia/ An Unusual Sunrise (2008)