No photo available. Represent Andrei Tarkovsky? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 337 this week

Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986)

The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky (the son of noted poet Arseniy Tarkovsky) studied music and Arabic in Moscow before enrolling in the Soviet film school V.G.I.K. He shot to international attention with his first feature, Ivan's Childhood (1962), which won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. This... See full bio »

Died:

(age 54) in Paris, France

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 01 Oct 2011
 
a list of 23 people
created 06 Feb 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 10 Dec 2012
 
a list of 24 people
created 12 Apr 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 6 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Andrei Tarkovsky.

User Polls

Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 19 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (16 credits)
 1986 The Sacrifice (scenario)
 1983 Voyage in Time (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 Nostalghia (screenplay - as Andrey Tarkovsky)
 1979 Stalker (screenplay - uncredited)
 1979 Beregis, zmey! (as Andrey Tarkovskiy)
 1975 The Mirror (as Andrey Tarkovskiy)
 1974 The Fierce One (uncredited)
 1974 Sour Grape (uncredited)
 1973 Konets atamana (uncredited)
 1972 Solaris (screenplay - as A. Tarkovskiy)
 1968 Sergey Lazo (uncredited)
 1966 Andrei Rublev (as Andrey Tarkovskiy)
 1962 Ivan's Childhood (uncredited)
 1960 The Steamroller and the Violin (as Andrey Tarkovskiy)
 1959 There Will Be No Leave Today (as A. Tarkovskiy)
 1956 Ubiytsy (Short) (screenplay - as A. Tarkovskiy)
Show Show Director (11 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Journal 1970-1986, ed. Cahiers du Cinema (1993) See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Andrzej | Andrei Tarkovski | Andrei Arsenevich Tarkovskii | Andrei Tarkovskij | A. Tarkovskiy | Andrey Tarkovskiy | Andrey Tarkovsky

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Always with huge gratitude and pleasure I remember the films of Sergei Parajanov which I love very much. His way of thinking, his paradoxical, poetical . . . ability to love the beauty and the ability to be absolutely free within his own vision. See more »

Trivia:

Sergei Parajanov dedicated "Ashik Kerib" to Tarkovskiy. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Message Boards

Recent Posts
His thoughts on other directors? NightHasCome
which tarkovsky movie should i watch first? m_louis_1987
Spiritually similar Directors? Voice-in-the-Machine
Common Tarkovsky Techniques greengiant-3
Tarkovsky's favorite books/philosophical influences? HolyShackles
Would I like his other films even if 'Solaris' left me cold?? phasmatrope
Discuss Andrei Tarkovsky on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page