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Director,
Writer
 
Born 1926, USSR (Georgia)
 
Died 2015

Revaz CHKHEIDZE

Реваз Давидович ЧХЕИДЗЕ
Revaz TCHKHEIDZE
Also : Резо (Rezo) ЧХЕИДЗЕ

Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
1988 - Life of Don Quixote and Sancho (Житие Дон Кихота и Санчо) [TV fiction, 343 mn]
1980 - Earth, This Is Your Son (Твой сын, земля) [fiction, TV serial, 189 mn]
1972 - The Saplings (Саженцы) [fiction, 93 mn]
1969 - Look at These Young People! (Ну и молодежь!) [fiction, 99 mn]
1964 - Father of a Soldier (Отец солдата) [fiction, 92 mn]
1956 - Our Courtyard (Наш двор) [fiction, 90 mn]
1955 - Magdana's Donkey (Лурджа Магданы) [fiction, 67 mn]
1954 - Our Palace (Наш дворец) [documentary]
 
Writer
1988 - Life of Don Quixote and Sancho (Житие Дон Кихота и Санчо) by Revaz CHKHEIDZE [TV fiction, 343 mn]
1980 - Earth, This Is Your Son (Твой сын, земля) by Revaz CHKHEIDZE [fiction, TV serial, 189 mn]

Other films
2008 - Свеча с гроба господня / Candle from the Holy Sepulchre (Georgia/Russia)
1962 - Морская тропа / Seashore Path (USSR)
1959 - Майя из Цхнети / Maya Tskhneteli (USSR)
1961 – Клад / Treasure (USSR)

Awards :
Lenin Prize (1986, "Earth, This Is Your Son")
Honorary professor at VGIK.
People's Artist of the USSR (1980)
Lenin Komsomol of Georgia Award (1969 for the movies "Father of a Soldier", "Look at These Young People!"),
Prize for the contribution to International Cinema, Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Russia, 2009
Magdana's Donkey :
Best feature film, Short films, Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1956
Father of a Soldier :
23,8 millions de spectateurs en 1965 (25 ème place)
Look at These Young People! :
The Lenin Komsomol of Georgia Award (1970, director R. Chkheidze for the movies "Father of a Soldier", "Look at These Young People!")
Prize for the best screenplay (S.Zhgenti for the movies "Look at These Young People!" and "Light in Our Windows"), All-Union Film Festival in Minsk (1973)

Biography
Born on December 8, 1926 in Kutaisi.
Studied at the department of directing at the Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi Theatrical Institute (1943-1946). Graduated from the department of directing at VGIK (1953, workshop of S.Yutkevich, M.Romm).
Since 1953 was a director at "Gruzia-film" studio, since 1973 was general manager of the studio, at present is artistic director.
Started his career in movies as documentary director ("Our Palace", "State Folk Dance Ensemble of Georgia", both co-directed with T.Abuladze). In 1955 made his debut in feature movies with the film "Magdana's Donkey" (also co-directed with T.Abuladze).
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Mort du cinéaste Rezo Tchkheïdzé , Joël CHAPRON, 2015, Le Monde
 
 
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