Solntseva, Yuliia [Солнцева, Юлія; Solnceva, Julija], b 7 August 1901 in Moscow, d 29 October 1989 in Moscow. Film director, actress, and producer; wife of Oleksander Dovzhenko. Using Dovzhenko's scripts she produced the films Poema pro more (A Poem about the Sea, 1958), Povist’ polum'ianykh lit (A Chronicle of Flaming Years, 1961), and Zacharovana Desna (The Enchanted Desna [River], 1965), as well as Nezabutnie (The Unforgettable, 1968) and Zoloti vorota (The Golden Gate, 1969), about Dovzhenko. She also edited a five-volume collection of his works (1983–5).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]
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