Iosif Kheifits

Iosif Kheifits

Director & Screenwriter

Iosif Kheifits (1905- 1995) was a Soviet Belarussian film director and screenwriter with skill for detailed characterisations, subtle detail and psychological portraiture. He directed his first feature at just 25 years old, Wind in the Face (1930). From there his career went from strength to strength. Kheifits explored genres such as period drama and musicals before settling on his passion, adapting the great works of Russian literature.

Films