|Born||Andron Sergeyevich Mikhalkov |
August 20, 1937
Moscow, USSR (currently Russia)
|Other names||Andron Sergeyevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky|
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter|
Andrei Sergeyevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky (Russian: Андре́й Серге́евич Михалко́в-Кончало́вский; born August 20, 1937, in Moscow) is a Soviet-American and Russian film director, film producer and screenwriter.
In 1952, he graduated from the Central Music School.
In 1957, he graduated from Music College of the Moscow Conservatory. 1957-1959 studied piano at the Moscow State Conservatory.
In 1965, he graduated in directing from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography where he studied under Mikhail Romm and made his debut film The First Teacher based on Chingiz Aitmatov's story of the same name. He gave the leading role of Altynai to young ballerina Natalia Arinbasarova, whom he later married.
In 1972, he was awarded the State Prize of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic after the great success of the film End of the Ataman (30 million viewers in 1972), for which he wrote the screenplay and which revolved around the NKVD's search for the White Army's field commander Dutov.
In 1980, he received the title of National Artist of RSFSR.
Since 2002, he has been a full member of National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Since 2005, he has been an officer of the French Order of Arts and Letters.
In 2005, he founded the "Andrei Konchalovsky Production Centre", which works on programmes for leading Russian TV channels (NTV, Rossiya 1, Kultura, Zvezda), theatre productions and book publishing projects.
Since 2010, he has been a member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.
He resides with his family in Russia or abroad, depending on his current projects.
His great-grandfather on his mother's side was Russian painter Vasily Surikov.
His father was Sergey Mikhalkov, a playwright, poet and author of many famous children’s books.
His mother was Natalia Konchalovskaya, a poet and translator. She was the daughter of Pyotr Konchalovsky.
His elder sister is Ekaterina, Natalia Konchalovskaya's daughter from her first marriage. She was married to Yulian Semyonov, a famous Soviet writer.
His younger brother is Nikita Mikhalkov, the film director.
Andrei Konchalovsky has been married five times:
- Irina Kandat, ballerina (from 1955 to 1957).
- Natalia Arinbasarova, ballerina and actress (from 1965 to 1969.). They have a son, Yegor Konchalovsky (1966), a film director.
- Viviane Mikhalkova (Gaudet), expert on Orientalism (from 1969 to 1980.). They have a daughter, Alexandra (1970).
- Irina Martynova, TV presenter (from 1990 to 1997). They have two daughters, Natalie (1991) and Elena (1993).
- Julia Vysotskaya, actress and TV presenter (1998–present). They have a daughter, Maria (1999), and a son, Peter (2003).
He also has another daughter, Daria, with actress Irina Brazgovka.
- Order of Merit for the Fatherland, Class 4 (20 August 1997) 
- Special Silver "St. George" for his contribution to world cinema, Moscow International Film Festival (Russia), 1997
- Legion of Honour, chevalier (France), 2010 
- 1961 The Boy and the Dove (coursework with E. Ostashenko). Top prize (in debutants' competition) at the Children and Youth Film Festival in Venice (Italy), 1962.
- 1965 The First Teacher (thesis). “Volpi Cup” for Best Actress (N. Arinbasarova) at the Venice International Film Festival (Italy), 1966. Jussi Award for Best Foreign Director, Finland, 1973.
- 1967 The Story of Asya Klyachina, Who Loved But Did Not Marry. International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) award - Honorable Mention at the Berlin International Film Festival, 1988. The Nika Award (Soviet Union) for Best Director, 1989.
- 1969 A Nest of Gentlefolk. Jussi Award for Best Foreign Director at the International Film Festival in Finland, 1973.
- 1970 Uncle Vanya. Silver Seashell at the San Sebastian International Film Festival (Spain), 1971. The Jussi Award for Best Foreign Director at the International Film Festival in Finland, 1973.
- 1974 A Lover's Romance. Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Czechoslovakia), 1974.
- 1979 Siberiade. Special Jury Prize at the Cannes International Film Festival (France), 1979.
- 1982 Split Cherry Tree (USA). Best Short Film Academy Award nomination.
- 1984 Maria's Lovers (USA). Silver Ribbon from the Italian National Syndicate of Film Critics and Journalists (Italy), 1985. Nominated for the “César” to Best Foreign Film, 1985.
- 1985 Runaway Train (USA). Golden Globes Award for Best Actor (drama) to Jon Voight (USA), 1986. Academy Award nominations for Best Film, Best Actor (J. Voight) and Best Supporting Actor (Eric Roberts), USA, 1986.
- 1986 Duet for One (USA). Golden Globes nomination for Best Actress (Julie Andrews) USA, 1987.
- 1987 Shy People (USA). Best Actress Award (Barbara Hershey) at the Cannes International Film Festival (France), 1987.
- 1989 Tango & Cash (USA)
- 1989 Homer and Eddie (USA). Golden Seashell (tied with "La nación clandestina") at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Spain), 1989.
- 1992 The Inner Circle (USA). Nominated for “Nika” Award for Best Composer (Edward Artemiev) Russia, 1993. Nominated for the Golden Bear at the 42nd Berlin International Film Festival.
- 1994 Ryaba, My Chicken. Import Award at the Tromsø International Film Festival (Norway), 1995. Golden Palm nomination at the Cannes International Film Festival, 1994. Nika Award nomination for Best Film and Best Actress (Inna Churikova), 1995. Kinoshock Film Festival Award (Russia), 1994.
- 1997 The Odyssey (USA). Emmy Awards for Best Director of TV Miniseries and Best Special Effects for TV Miniseries (Mike McGee), 1997. Golden Globes nomination for Best TV Miniseries and Best Actor in TV Miniseries (Armand Assante), 1998.
- 2002 House of Fools. Grand Special Jury Prize at the Venice International Film Festival 2002 (Italy). UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Award (2002). Jury Award - Honourable Mention at the 2002 Bergen International Film Festival (Norway).
- 2003 The Lion in Winter TV (USA). Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television award (Glenn Close) at the "2005 Golden Globes" (USA). Outstanding Director of a Mini-Series award at the Monte Carlo Television Festival (Monaco). Winner of the 2004 Emmy award for Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (C. Boyle, M. Rubalcava, R. McGuirke). Golden Globe nomination in 2005 for Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television award and for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television (Patrick Stewart).
- 2007 Gloss. Best Actress prize at the 2008 MTV-Russia film awards.
- 2007 In the Dark (Dans le noir) in the collective film "To Each His Own Cinema" (Chacun son cinéma ou Ce petit coup au coeur quand la lumière s'éteint et que le film commence).
- 2010 The Nutcracker in 3D
- 2003 Sergei Prokofiev TV documentary in the “Geniuses” series.
- 2003 Sergei Rachmaninoff TV documentary in the “Geniuses” series.
- 2004 Yuri Andropov TV documentary in “The Burden of Power” series, in collaboration with A. Kolesnikov.
- 2004 Heydar Aliyev TV documentary in “The Burden of Power” series.
- 2005 Culture is Destiny documentary, 2005. Author and presenter: Andrei Konchalovsky, director: Igor Kalyadin.
- 2006 Alexander Scriabin TV documentary in the “Geniuses” series.
- 2006 Igor Stravinsky TV documentary in the "Geniuses" series.
- 2007 Dmitri Shostakovich TV documentary in the "Geniuses" series.
- 2007 Vladimir Sofronitsky TV documentary in the "Geniuses" series.
- 1960 The Steamroller and the Violin. Co-scripted with A. Tarkovsky.
- 1961 The Boy and the Dove (coursework with E. Ostashenko). Top prize (in the débutantes' competition) for the Children and Youth Film Festival in Venice (Italy), 1962.
- 1962 Ivan's Childhood. Co-scripted with V. Bogomolov, M. Papava, A. Tarkovsky. “Golden Lion” at the 1962 Venice International Film Festival (Italy).
- 1965 The First Teacher. Co-scripted with Ch. Aitmatov, B. Dobrodeev, A. Tarkovsky.
- 1967 Tashkent, a City of Plenty. Co-scripted with A. Neverov, A. Tarkovsky.
- 1969 Andrei Rublev. Co-scripted with A. Tarkovsky. FIPRESCI Prize at the Cannes International Film Festival, 1969 (France).
- 1969 A Nest of Gentlefolk (based on the novel by I. Turgenev). Co-scripted with V. Ezhov.
- 1970 Uncle Vanya. Author of the adapted screenplay.
- 1970 End of the Ataman. Co-scripted with A. Tarkovsky, E. Tropinin.
- 1972 We're Waiting for You, Lad (Zhdem tebya, paren). Co-scripted with E. Tropinin.
- 1972 The Seventh Bullet. Co-scripted with F. Gorenstein.
- 1973 The Fierce One. Co-scripted with A. Tarkovsky, E. Tropinin.
- 1973 The Admirer (Poklonnik). Co-scripted with A. Khachaturov.
- 1974 Song About Manshuk. Author of the screenplay.
- 1975 One Life Is Not Enough (Odnoi zhizniy malo). Author of the screenplay.
- 1978 Blood and Sweat (Krov i pot). Co-scripted with A. Khachaturov.
- 1976 A Slave of Love (Raba lyubvi). Co-scripted with F. Gorenstein.
- 1977 Trans-Siberian Express (Transsibirksiy express). Co-scripted with A. Adabashyan, N. Mikhalkov.
- 1978 Siberiade. Co-scripted with Ezhov.
- 1983 Maria's Lovers (USA). Co-scripted with J. Brush, P. Zindel, F. Bayars.
- 1986 Duet for One (USA) (based on the play by T. Kempinski). Co-scripted with R. Garcia.
- 1987 Shy People (USA). Co-scripted with J. Brush, M. David.
- 1992 The Inner Circle. Co-scripted with A. Usov.
- 1994 Ryaba, My Chicken. Co-scripted with V. Merezhko.
- 2007 Moscow Chill. Co-scripted with C. Solimine.
- 2010 The Nutcracker in 3D. Co-scripted with C. Solimine.
 Music videos
- 2007 Dorogie moi moskvichi (My Dear Muscovites), by singer Dima Bilan.
- 2007 O Sole Miо, by singer Dima Bilan.
- 1994 Ryaba, My Chicken. Co-produced with S. Bayev, C. Bolzli, D. Ouaknine, N. Garo.
- 2002 House of Fools. Co-produced with S. Khramtsov, F. Kleiman.
- 2007 Moscow Chill. Co-produced with D. Dobouzhinsky, O. Ioguchevym, C. Tuffin.
- 2010 The Last Station. Executive producer.
- 2010 The Nutcracker in 3D. Co-produced with P. Lowin, J. Circó, M. Clark, M. Borman.
- 1961 The Trial of Madmen
- 1962 Ivan's Childhood (a soldier)
- 1964 I Am Twenty (Mne dvadtsat let) (Yuri)
- 1994 Ryaba, My Chicken (a customer at the barber's, uncredited)
 Films about Konchalovsky
- 2007 Andrei Konchalovsky. On Stage. A documentary directed by Nikita Tikhonov.
- 2007 Andrei Konchalovsky. On the Silver Screen. A documentary directed by Alexei Kolesnikov.
 Theatre projects
- “Eugene Onegin”. A play performed at La Scala, Italy, in 1985.
- “The Queen of Spades”. A play performed at La Scala, Italy, in 1990.
- “Miss Julie”. A play performed at the Malaya Bronnaya Theatre, Moscow, in 2005.
- “King Lear”. A play performed at Na Woli, Warsaw, in 2006.
- “The Seagull”. A play performed at the Odeon Theatre, Paris, in 1987, and at the Mossovet Theatre, Moscow, in 2004. Toured Italy in 2007.
- “Uncle Vanya”. A play performed at the Mossovet Theatre, Moscow, since 2009. Toured Italy in 2009, the Baltics in 2009 and Israel in 2010.
- “War and Peace”. An opera staged at the Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, in 2000, and at the Metropolitan Opera, New York, in 2002 and 2009.
- “Masquerade Ball”. An opera staged at the Teatro Regio, Italy, in 2001, and at the Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, in 2001.
- “Boris Godunov”. An opera staged at the Teatro Regio, Turin, Italy, in 2010.
- “Our Ancient Capital”. A musical event held to commemorate Moscow's 850th anniversary on Red Square in 1997.
- “Celebrating 300 Years of St. Petersburg”. A spectacular show held in St. Petersburg, in 2003.
- 1977 “Parabola of Concept”
- 1991 “The Inner Circle: An Inside View of Soviet Life Under Stalin”
- 1998 “Low Truths”
- 1999 “Elevating Deception”
- 2001 “White Lilac”
- 2006 “Low Truths Seven Years Later”
- 2007 “On the Stand of a Reactionary” (co-written with V.B. Pastukhov)
- The New York Times
- "11th Moscow International Film Festival (1979)". MIFF. http://www.moscowfilmfestival.ru/miff34/eng/archives/?year=1979. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
- "Berlinale: 1992 Programme". berlinale.de. http://www.berlinale.de/en/archiv/jahresarchive/1992/02_programm_1992/02_Programm_1992.html. Retrieved 2011-05-22.
- Andrei Konchalovsky Official Site
- The Andrei Konchalovsky Production Center
- Andrei Konchalovsky at the Internet Movie Database