Igor Maslennikov

Igor Maslennikov

Director

Igor Maslennikov was born in Nizhny Novgorod and moved to Leningrad (present day St Petersburg), working first as a journalist and then screenwriter, editor and cameraman. He trained as a film director under Grigori Kozintsev. He became endeared to audiences through the outstanding success of the Sherlock Holmes films series. He met with further success when he directed the film Winter Cherry, a melodrama about a strong and misunderstood career woman in St Petersburg and one of the most popular Russian language files of the 1980’s.

Films