Russian film director Aleksei Balabanov dead at age 54
Balabanov was pronounced dead after collapsing from a suspected heart attack in the village of Solnechnoye outside St. Petersburg, according to Radio Free Europe.
Best known for his 1997 crime drama "Brother" and its sequel "Brother-2," the director received attention for the anti-war statements inherent in his subsequent films "War", "Blind Man's Bluff" and "It Doesn't Hurt."
Balabanov was born in the Sverdlovsk region. In 1990, the filmmaker moved to St. Petersburg, Radio Free Europe reports.
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