Pavel Chukhrai

Pavel Chukhrai

Director

The son of legendary Soviet director Grigory Chukhrai, Pavel was born in 1946. After moving with his family to Kyiv, he began working at Mosfilm at the age of 16, later studying at the Moscow Film School. His debut film, You Should Sometimes Remember, was released in 1977; his follow-up, People in the Ocean (1980) was a critical success. His 1997 film The Thief was nominated for the foreign language Academy Award and Golden Globe.

Films