Nikita Mikhalkov

Nikita Mikhalkov

Director / Actor

Nikita Mikhalkov is a prolific and highly acclaimed actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter. He has been lauded with an Oscar and the Grand Prix at Cannes Festival for Burnt by the Sun. Hailing from a famous film family, his older brother is Andrei Konchalovsky, and in 1978 he starred in his brother’s acclaimed epic Siberiade. As a cinematographer and directer he is well known for his adaptations and period drams, notably An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977) and The Barber of Siberia (1998).

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