Director Vladimir Krasnopolsky died at the age of 90 – about this on September 23 informed Union of Cinematographers of Russia.
A graduate of the historical and philological faculty of the Ural University and the directing department of VGIK, Vladimir Krasnopolsky since 1962 he was the director of the Sverdlovsk film studio, and since 1964 – Mosfilm.
People’s Artist of the RSFSR, laureate of the State Prize (for episodes 1-12 of the film “Eternal Call”), from 1963 to 2015 he created all his directorial and screenplay work in collaboration with his second cousin Valery Uskov. In 2020, they were awarded the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers Television Film Award “for years of loyalty to the series”.
Among their joint works are “Taiga Landing”, “Shadows Disappear at Noon”, “Ermak”, “Nina”, “Provincials”, “Wolf Messing: Seeing Through Time”.