Andrei Blaier

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Andrei Blaier
Born(1933-05-15)15 May 1933
Died1 December 2011(2011-12-01) (aged 78)
Resting place Bellu Cemetery, Bucharest
Alma mater Institute of Theatre and Film I.L. Caragiale
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Notable work The Ball (1958)
Through the Ashes of the Empire (1976)
Awards National Order of Faithful Service

Andrei Blaier (15 May 1933 1 December 2011) [1] [2] was a Romanian film director and screenwriter. His 1958 film The Ball was entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival. [3]


Born in Bucharest, he graduated in 1956 from the I.L. Caragiale Institute of Theatre and Film Arts. [1]

Blaier was awarded the National Order of Faithful Service, Knight rank. He died in 2011 in Bucharest and was buried at the Bellu Catholic Cemetery. [4]

Selected filmography


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  1. 1 2 Cupă, Valeria (December 1, 2011). "Tragedie în cinematografie: Andrei Blaier a murit. Vezi ce spun cineaștii despre marele regizor". România liberă (in Romanian). Retrieved October 2, 2022.
  2. "Regizorul Andrei Blaier a murit". Mediafax (in Romanian). December 1, 2011. Retrieved October 2, 2022.
  3. "1st Moscow International Film Festival (1959)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  4. "Regizorii Andrei Blaier și Alexandru Tocilescu au fost înmormântați". (in Romanian). 3 December 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2021.