Tarkovsky: Time Within Time explores the acclaimed Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky through his diary to discover the man and the vision to which he aspires. While developing a film ...
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The documentary recounts Tarkovsky's life and work, letting the director tell the story himself, as he shares with us his memories, his view of art and his reflections on the destiny of the artist and the meaning of human existence.
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Like the Russian poet of 'Nostalghia', who, accompanied by his Italian guide and translator, traveled through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer, Andrei ... See full summary »
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Tarkovsky: Time Within Time explores the acclaimed Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky through his diary to discover the man and the vision to which he aspires. While developing a film on Dostoievsky, he wrote, 'We must make a film about the man himself, about his personality, his god, his devil, his work'. Tarkovsky's story is told chronologically and we come to know the man himself, through his articulate assessments on love, art, and the struggles working within the Soviet Communist political system. Of his 7 ambitious films, 5 were made under the heavy hand of censors in the Soviet Union. He defected in 1984 to Italy with the help of acclaimed screenwriter Tonino Guerra. He directed 2 films in the West until his untimely death in 1986 at age 54 from cancer. Narrated by the renowned Russian actor Oleg Vidov, you become mesmerized as if Tarkovsky himself is speaking to you. Through a collection of rare film footage and photos from Marina Tarkovsky (sister), Andrei Konchalovsky, ...Written by