BAFTA Film Award.
26 wins & 13 nominations.
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(TV Series) (epigraph - 50 episodes)
(TV Movie) (directed for stage: original production by)
Directed Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" at the Lenkom Theatre in Moscow, with Tarkovsky's regular film star Anatoliy Solonitsyn
in the title role.
6 Biographical Movies |
11 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
7 Articles |
Andrej | Andrei Tarkovski | Andreï Tarkovski | Andrei Arsenevich Tarkovskii | Andrei Tarkovskij | A. Tarkovskiy | Andrey Tarkovskiy | A. Tarkovsky | Andrei Andreevich Tarkovsky | Andrey Tarkovsky
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
| Maria Vishnyakova
Did You Know?
Instead of attempting to capture these nuances, most unpretentious 'true-to-life' films not only ignore them but make a point of using sharp, overstated images which at best can only make the picture seem far-fetched. And I am all for cinema being as close as possible to life - even if on occasion we have failed to see how beautiful life really is.
According to Ingmar Bergman, Tarkovsky "is the greatest, the one who invented a new language, true to the nature of film, as it captures life as a reflection, life as a dream".