Pavel Chukhray

Pavel Chukhray

director, writer

Pavel Chukhray was born on Oct 14, 1946 in USSR [now Russia]. Pavel Chukhray's big-screen debut came with The Thief directed by Pavel Chukhray in 1997. Pavel Chukhray is known for Voditel dlya Very directed by Pavel Chukhray, Igor Petrenko stars as Viktor and Alyona Babenko as Vera. Pavel Chukhray has got 16 awards and 11 nominations so far. The most recent award Pavel Chukhray achieved is Moscow Jewish Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Pavel Chukhray plays is Cold Tango which will be released on Jun 22, 2017.

Pavel Chukhray is a Russian screenwriter and film director. He graduated from VGIK (All-Union State Institute of Cinematography): in 1971 -- from the cameraman's department, in 1974 -- from the director's department. He began his film career as a cameraman assistant, a director of photography, and then a feature film director. He wrote a number of scripts including "Who Will Pay For the Fortune" (directed by Konstantin Khudyakov). He is best known for his film The Thief (1997), which was nominated for a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and won the Nika Award for Best Picture and Best Directing. He is the son of the prominent Russian film director Grigory Chukhray. Steven Spielberg invited Pavel Chukhray to participate in his project: "Broken Silence " (2002), an international documentary mini-series about the holocaust. Pavel Chukhray directed the segment "Children from the Abyss."

  • Birthday

    Oct 14, 1946
  • Place of Birth

    Bykovo, Ramenskiy rayon, Moskovskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]

Known For


16 wins & 11 nominations

Moscow Jewish Film Festival
For his outstanding contribution to the development of Jewish cinema in Russia
Winner - Honorary Award
Window to Europe
Best Film
Winner - Grand Prix
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