Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Nostalghia
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Nostalghia

Tarkovsky naturally incorporates his own time abroad into the film, which could make Nostalghia an…

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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Stalker
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Stalker

Tarkovsky's characters aren’t pursuing the alien other, they are pursuing their innermost desires.

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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Mirror
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Mirror

Mirror anticipates the work of Terrence Malick, who would adopt a similar approach for exploring…

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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Solaris
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Solaris

Sci-fi pushed to the boundaries of its analytical potential, employed as a means for recontextualizing…

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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Andrei Rublev
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Andrei Rublev

For his second film, Tarkovsky did not mess around, composing a massive three-hour-long epic about…

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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Ivan’s Childhood
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Oeuvre: Tarkovsky: Ivan’s Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood’s major themes of sacrifice, fraternity and personal obsession with a single purpose—these ideas…

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Revisit: Andrei Rublev
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Revisit: Andrei Rublev

We are forced to wonder if this magnificent art must have been carried through trauma…

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Revisit: Stalker
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Revisit: Stalker

Rediscover: Ivan’s Childhood
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Rediscover: Ivan’s Childhood

In his brief lifetime, Andrei Tarkovsky directed just a handful of films, creating entries in…

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Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room: by Geoff Dyer
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Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room: by Geoff Dyer

One does not simply watch Stalker, Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 quasi-sci-fi masterpiece. It unfolds outside of…

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