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Kheifits, Iosif

Born: 4 December 1905 (Minsk, Russia/Belarus) Died: 24 April 1995 (St.Petersburg, Russia)
Iossif Kheifits was born in Minsk on December 7, 1905. Rewarded as the People's Artist of the USSR in 1964 and winner of the State Price of Soviet Union in 1941 and 1946, he studied at the School of Cinema Arts in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and at the Faculty of the Cinema at the Institute of the Arts History. From 1928 to 1950 Iossif Kheifits produced films in collaboration with Aleksandr Zarkhi.

Filmography:

  • Nomad Bus/ Brodyachij avtobus, 1989;
  • Whose Are You, Old People?/ Vy chyo, starichyo?, 1988;
  • Let's Remember, Comrades/ Vspomnim, tovarishch!, 1987
  • The Accused/ Podsudimyj, 1986
  • Shurochka, 1982
  • Wife for the First Time/ Vpervyye zamuzhem, 1979
  • Asya, 1977
  • The Only One/ Yedinstvennaya, 1975;
  • A Bad Good Man/ Plokhoj khoroshij chelovek, 1973
  • Hail, Mary!/ Salyut, Mariya!, 1971; (director only)
  • Eternal Flame, 1968; (screenplay only)
  • In S. City/ V gorode S., 1966
  • A Day of Happiness/ Den shchastya, 1963
  • The Horizon/ Gorizont, 1961; (director only)
  • The Lady with the Dog/ Dama s sobachkoj, 1960
  • My Beloved/ Dorogoj moj chelovek, 1958
  • The Case of Sergei Rumyantsev/ Delo Rumyantseva, 1955
  • A Big Family/ Bolshaya semya, 1954; (director only)
  • Spring in Moscow/ Vesna v Moskve, 1953; (director only)
  • The Mordovian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic/ Mordovskaya ASSR, 1951; (director only)
  • The Fires of Baku/ Ogni Baku, 1950; (director only)
  • The Precious Seed/ Dragotsennye zyorna, 1948; (director only)
  • In the Name of Life/ Vo imya zhizni , 1946
  • The Defeat of Japan/ Razgrom Yaponii , 1945; (director only)
  • The Last Hill/ Malakhovis korgani, 1944
  • His Name Is Sukhe-Bator/ Yego zovut Sukhe-Bator, 1942; (director only)
  • The Great Beginning/ Chlen pravitelstva, 1940; (director, producer only)
  • Baltic Deputy/ Deputat Baltiki , 1937
  • Hectic Days/ Goryachiye denyochki , 1935; (also producer)
  • My Motherland/ Moya rodina, 1933
  • Noon/ Polden, 1931; (director only)
  • Wind in the Face/ Veter v litso, 1930; (director only)
  • The Fiery Transport/ Transport ognya, 1930; (screenwriter only)
  • The Moon to the Left/ Luna sleva, 1928; (screenwriter only)
  • The Song of Metal/ Pesn o metalle, 1928; (director only)