Director Vadim Abdrashitov has passed away at the age of 78. The news about the death of the artist was reported in the Union of Cinematographers of Russia, writes RT.
Abdrashitov is a native of Kharkov, he was brought up in a military family. In 1970, he entered the directing department at VGIK and enrolled in the studio of Mikhail Romm. After the death of the latter, the artist continued his studies with Lev Kulidzhanov.
The audience knows Abdrashitov from the films “Fox Hunt” in 1980, “Stop the Train” in 1982, “The Servant” in 1988 and many others. The director’s works are characterized by restraint, and the plot is most often based on acute moral problems.
Abdrashitov shot all his films according to scripts by Alexander Mindadze. The only exception is his thesis.