Bold signature, dated 29.03.96, in black felt tip ink on a 6×4 green index card.  Very fine condition.  John Verzi collection.  The impressive Russian director and screenwriter, who has also frequently starred in his own films, was awarded an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film for Burnt By the Sun  (1994), and has won numerous additional honors for his work at the Cannes, Venice, and Moscow film festivals, among others.