Sergei Gerasimov
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1906
Birth Place:
Zlatoust, Ural Mountains, Russia

Biography

Russian filmmaker and screenwriter Sergei Gerasimov is best known to Western audiences for Tikhy Don/And Quiet Flows the Don, an epic trilogy based on Mikhail Sholokhov's sweeping novel. Gerasimov was born in Zlatoust, a town located in the Ural Mountains. Following studies at the Institute of Stage Art in Leningrad, Gerasimov joined the innovative Factory of the Eccentric Actor in the mid-'20s,...