Sergei Mikaelyan

Sergei Mikaelyan

Director

Sergei Mikaelyan (1923-2016) was an award winning Soviet film director. His early life was characterized by the impact of World War Two, after voluntarily signing up, at only 17 he was wounded, an event that stayed with him throughout his life. He was known for his intimate and humorous portrayals of character. This is keenly seen In Love by Their Own Accord (1983), another funny tale of an unlikely pairing and Widows (1976), a film about two elderly women who guard over the graves of two unknown soldiers.

Films