Ilja Rud-Gercovskis

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He was born on 13 September 1929 in Kaunas, died on 14 June 1968 in Vilnius. In the first day of the war he able to escape to the East of the Soviet Union and survived the Holocaust. Returned to Vilnius after the war and since 1949 he was the literary staff of the newspaper "Youth of Lithuania". He graduated from the Law Faculty of Vilnius University in 1952 and the Higher Courses of Scriptwriters and directors in 1967.

In 1955-1958 he worked as the correspondent of the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda" in the Lithuanian SSR. Since 1958, he worked in various editions and magazines. Since 1965 he was a writer and director of the Lithuanian Film Studio. The most famous his films are: "На глухом хуторе/On a remote farm", "Пока не поздно/While it's not late", "Марш! Марш! Тра-та-та!"/Marsh! Marsh! Tra-ta-ta!" (in Russian), "Suaugusių žmonių žaidimai/Games that grown-up play" (in Lithuanian); the film we was playing: "Vienos dienos kronika/ One day chronicle" (in Lithuanian).

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