Dobrodeev is one of the creators of the biographical documentary genre in Soviet cinema, he was nominated for an Oscar for the film Memories of Pavlovsk
Dramaturg, screenwriter, honored artist Boris Dobrodeev has died at the age of 96, according to the Union of Cinematographers of Russia.
“In the 96th year, the famous playwright, Honored Artist, laureate of the State Prize of the RSFSR named after Brothers Vasiliev, laureate of the Lenin Prize, member of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia, Dobrodeev Boris Tikhonovich, passed away, — the message says.
The Union of Cinematographers of Russia and the Guild of Screenwriters expressed their condolences to Dobrodeev's family and friends.
Boris Dobrodeev was born on April 28, 1927 in Voronezh, in 1949 he graduated from the screenwriting department of VGIK. He was sent to Mosfilm, where he rose from one of the four editors of the script and editorial department to the deputy editor-in-chief of this studio. Since 1957 he has worked as a screenwriter.
In the cinema, Dobrodeev worked for almost 60 years. Participated in the creation of more than 80 feature and full-length documentaries. He is one of the creators of the biographical documentary genre in Soviet cinema. Among his works are Boris Barnet's Quiet Cinema, Stalin's Favorite Movie, Sofia Kovalevskaya, A Particularly Important Task, Beethoven's Life, Red Diplomat, Leonid Krasin's Life Pages. , “Mother's field” and others.
In 1977, for the script of the film “The Ninth Height” received the Vasiliev Brothers State Prize of the RSFSR, and in 1982 he was awarded the Lenin Prize for the television series Karl Marx. Young years. Also among his achievements— Prize of the Venice Film Festival for the film “The First Teacher” co-authored with Chingiz Aitmatov and nominated for “Oscar” for the tape “Memories of Pavlovsk”.
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