Michael Idov

Michael Idov

Director

Born in Latvia in 1976, Michael Idov is a journalist, editor, screenwriter and director. Moving to the US as a teenager Idov graduated from the University of Michigan, where he majored in Film Studies. His debut novel Ground Up was published to critical acclaim in 2009, and was followed in 2018 by Dressed Up For A Riot, a portrait of Moscow today and the modern Russian elite. The Humorist is his debut as a director.

Films