Konstantin Lopushansky

Konstantin Lopushansky
Born Konstantin Sergeyevich Lopushansky
(1947-06-12) June 12, 1947
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Occupation Film director
Years active 1978present

Konstantin Sergeyevich Lopushansky (born June 12, 1947) is a Soviet and Ukrainian film director, film theorist and author. He is perhaps best known for his post-apocalyptic film Dead Man's Letters (1986).

In 1970 he graduated from Kazan conservatoire as a violinist, and in 1973 he completed a postgraduate course in Leningrad conservatoire with a Ph.D. thesis in art criticism. Then Konstantin Lopushansky taught at the Kazan and Leningrad conservatories for several years, before taking the Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors. Upon graduating the courses in 1979 he assisted Andrei Tarkovsky in directing the legendary film Stalker. Since 1980 Lopushansky has worked as a production director at the Lenfilm cinema studio.[1] His 1989 film A Visitor to a Museum was entered into the 16th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Silver St. George and the Prix of Ecumenical Jury.[2]


Year Film
1978 Tears in Windy Weather (Slyozy v vetrenuyu pogodu) (short film)
1980 Solo (short film)
1986 Dead Man's Letters(Pisma myortvogo cheloveka)
1989 A Visitor to a Museum (Posetitel muzeya)
1994 Russian Symphony (Russkaya simfoniya)
2001 The Turn of the Century (Konets veka)
2006 The Ugly Swans (Gadkie iebedi)
2013 The Role (Rol)


  1. "16th Moscow International Film Festival (1989)". MIFF. Archived from the original on March 16, 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-25.

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