Andrei Sergeyevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky (Russian: Андре́й Серге́евич Михалко́в-Кончало́вский, born August 20, 1937) is a Russian film writer and director.
He is the brother of Nikita Mikhalkov and friend of Andrei Tarkovsky. His films were successful, but his liberal attitudes got him into trouble with Soviet authorities, so he eventually moved to the United States, where he continued to direct successful films. He later came back to work in Russia.
- The First Teacher (1964) was his first feature film.
- Andrei Rublev (1966, dir. Andrei Tarkovsky): Konchalovsky was one of the writers on Tarkovsky's first big critical hit.
- The Story of Asya Klyachina (1967) got him into trouble with Gos Kino for its depressing, touchy material.
- A Nest of Gentle Folk (1969) based on the book by Ivan Turgenev.
- Uncle Vanya (1970) based on the story of the same name.
- Siberiade (1979) was an epic starring Nikita Mikhalkov, and a big hit at Cannes. Its success paid for his move to America.
- Maria's Lovers (1984)
- Runaway Train (1985) remains one of his most famous films from his American period, starring Jon Voight.
- Shy People (1987)
- Tango and Cash (1989) - A buddy cop movie he was fired from mid-shoot over disagreements with the producer.
- The Inner Circle (1991)
- The Odyssey (1997) - A TV miniseries starring Armand Assante as Odysseus.
- House of Fools (2003 adaptation)
- The Lion in Winter (2003 remake)
- The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
- The Postman's White Nights (2014)
- Paradise (2016)
- Sin (2019) - A biopic about Michelangelo Buonarroti.
Trope used by Konchalovsky:
- Magnum Opus Dissonance: The Nutcracker in 3D, his dream project for 20 years, became one of the worst reviewed films of all time.