Director,
Writer
Born 1905, Russia
 
Died 1995
Iosif KHEIFITS
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Iossif KHEIFITS
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
1989 - The Stray Bus (Бродячий автобус) [fiction, 98 mn]
1988 - To Whom Do You Belong, Old Folks (Вы чье, старичье?) [fiction, 92 mn]
1987 - Vspominim, tovarishch ! (Вспомним , товарищ !) [documentary, 85 mn]
1985 - Podsudimyy (Подсудимый) [fiction, 91 mn]
1982 - Shurochka (Шурочка) [fiction, 98 mn]
1979 - Married for the First Time (Впервые замужем) [fiction, 99 mn]
1977 - Asya (Ася) [fiction, 98 mn]
1975 - The One and Only (Единственная ...) [fiction, 96 mn]
1973 - A Bad Good Person / The Duel (Плохой хороший человек) [fiction, 100 mn]
1970 - Salut Maria ! (Салют, Мария !) [fiction, 135 mn]
1966 - In the Town of S (В городе С) [fiction, 106 mn]
1963 - A Day Of Happiness (День счастья) [fiction, 95 mn]
1961 - The Horizon (Горизонт) [fiction, 100 mn]
1960 - The Lady With A Dog (Дама с собачкой) [fiction, 83 mn]
1958 - My Dear Man (Дорогой мой человек) [fiction, 108 mn]
1955 - The Rumyantsev case (Дело Румянцева) [fiction, 103 mn]
1954 - A Big Family (Большая семья) [fiction, 108 mn]
1953 - Spring in Moscow (Весна в Москве) [fiction, 108 mn]
1951 - Mordovskaya ASSR (Мордовская АССР) [documentary, 49 mn]
1951 - Kamennoie serdtse (Каменное сердце)
1950 - Lights of Baku (Огни Баку) [fiction, 93 mn]
1948 - Precious grains (Драгоценные зерна) [89 mn]
1946 - For the Sake of Life (Во имя жизни) [fiction, 101 mn]
1945 - Razgrom Yaponii (Разгром Японии)
1944 - The Malakhov Barrow (Малахов курган) [fiction, 89 mn]
1942 - His Name Is Sukhe-Bator (Его зовут Сухэ - Батор) [fiction, 105 mn]
1939 - A Government Member (Член правительства) [fiction, 107 mn]
1936 - Deputy for the Baltic Fleet (Депутат Балтики) [fiction, 96 mn]
1935 - Busy Days (Горячие денечки) [fiction, 90 mn]
1933 - My Motherland (Моя Родина) [fiction, 77 mn]
1931 - Midday (Полдень) [fiction, 76 mn]
1930 - Against the Wind (Ветер в лицо) [fiction, 80 mn]
1928 - Pesn o metalle (Песнь о металле) [7 mn]
 
Writer
1977 - Asya (Ася) by Iosif KHEIFITS [fiction, 98 mn]
1973 - A Bad Good Person / The Duel (Плохой хороший человек) by Iosif KHEIFITS [fiction, 100 mn]
1966 - In the Town of S (В городе С) by Iosif KHEIFITS [fiction, 106 mn]
1963 - A Day Of Happiness (День счастья) by Iosif KHEIFITS [fiction, 95 mn]
1960 - The Lady With A Dog (Дама с собачкой) by Iosif KHEIFITS [fiction, 83 mn]
1955 - The Rumyantsev case (Дело Румянцева) by Iosif KHEIFITS [fiction, 103 mn]
1946 - For the Sake of Life (Во имя жизни) by Iosif KHEIFITS , Aleksandr ZARKHY [fiction, 101 mn]
1944 - The Malakhov Barrow (Малахов курган) by Iosif KHEIFITS , Aleksandr ZARKHY [fiction, 89 mn]
1939 - A Government Member (Член правительства) by Iosif KHEIFITS , Aleksandr ZARKHY [fiction, 107 mn]
1936 - Deputy for the Baltic Fleet (Депутат Балтики) by Iosif KHEIFITS , Aleksandr ZARKHY [fiction, 96 mn]
1933 - My Motherland (Моя Родина) by Iosif KHEIFITS , Aleksandr ZARKHY [fiction, 77 mn]
1929 - Transport of Fire (Транспорт огня) by Aleksandr IVANOV [fiction]
1928 - Moon to the Left (Луна слева) by Aleksandr IVANOV [fiction, 63 mn]
 
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Awards :
People's Artist of USSR,1964
The Lady With A Dog :
Best Participation, Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1960
A Big Family :
Best Actor Work, Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1955
The Lady With A Dog :
Prix de la meilleure participation au festival de Cannes en 1960
The Rumyantsev case :
Prix de la lutte pour l’homme nouveau au Festival de Karlovy-Vary, 1956
Deputy for the Baltic Fleet :
Grand prix des arts décoratifs à Paris, 1937
Prix Staline (II degré) aux réalisateurs, 1941
Médaille au Festival de Venise, 1946
A Day Of Happiness :
Prix au Festival de Locarno (Suisse) en 1964.

Biography
Iossif Kheïfits was born in Minsk on December 7, 1905. People's Artist of the Soviet Union (1964), hero of the Socialist Work, winner of the State Prize of the Soviet Union (1941, 1946), he studied in the Leningrad School of Screen Arts and Film Faculty of the Institute of Art History.
From 1928 to 1950 Iossif Kheïfits made films in collaboration with Aleksandr Zarkhi.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Mastering Chekhov: Heifitz’s The lady with the dog. , James PALMER, 2012, vintagefilmclub.com
- Cinéma et régimes autoritaires au XXe siècle. Ecrans sous influence. Le festin pendant la peste , Françoise NAVAILH, 2010, kinoglaz.fr