Sergei Solovyov

Sergei Solovyov

Director

Sergei Solovyov, born in 1944, studied at the State Institute of Cinematography and worked in Leningrad TV and at the Mosfilm studio. In 1975, he won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 25th Berlin International Film Festival for his film One Hundred Days after Childhood. Solovyov contributed to the countercultural energy of the perestroika era, with such films as Assa (1987) and Black Rose is an Emblem of Sorrow, Red Rose is an Emblem of Love (1989). Both prominently feature Russian rock music in soundtracks, especially by Akvarium frontman and “grandfather of Russian rock”, Boris Grebenshchikov.

Films