Cycle

From 01.02. To 16.04.2017.

Tražili ste – ponavljamo…

Program of Andrei Tarkovsky's films

Program of Andrei Tarkovsky's films

Tarkovsky was a Russian director, screenwriter, editor, film theoretician, theatre director and probably the most famous Russian film author besides Eisenstein. His trademarks are a specific film poetics, unconventional dramatic structure, slow camera and visual impressionability. 

Films in cycle

Ivan's Childhood

(Ivanovo detstvo, Russia, 1962)

Directed by: Andrej Tarkovski
PHOTOGRAPHY: Vadim Jusov
Synopsis:

During WW II twelve-year-old Ivan Bondarev finds himself on the Eastern front after his parents were killed by the Germans. He joins the Russian soldiers and becomes their scout. By combining dreams and cruel reality we follow the young scout whose personality is shaped by the brutality of war and whose life seems to move in one inevitable direction: death. With his feature debut Tarkovsky immediately attracted attention of the international audience and won the Golden Lion in Venice in 1962.

b/w, digital, 95min
PROJECTION:
Thursday 23.03.2017 AT 19:00
Wednesday 01.02.2017 AT 19:00

Andrey Rublyov

(Andrej Rublëv, Russia, 1966)

Directed by: Andrej Tarkovski
PHOTOGRAPHY: Vadim Jusov
Synopsis:

Based on the life story of the Russian priest and painter of icons Andrei Rublev, the film consists of the prologue, eight episodes and the epilogue in color. It portrays Russia in the beginning of the 15th century during Tartary and Mongol invasions. The plot is circular: Rublev leaves the convent to learn about his people’s suffering, to lose and regain his faith and finally his return to the same convent where he created his magnificent work – icon of the Holy Trinity. The film w...

b/w and color, digital, 185 min
PROJECTION:
Sunday 26.03.2017 AT 19:00
Wednesday 08.02.2017 AT 19:00

Solaris

(Russia, 1972)

Directed by: Andrej Tarkovski
PHOTOGRAPHY: Vadim Jusov
Synopsis:

This classic by Andrei Tarkovsky is the adaptation of the sci-fi novel with the same title by Stanislav Lem. Pychologist Kris Kelvin leaves Earth to go to a space station that circles around planet Solaris. His task is to analyze strange occurrences for the government and to find out why the entire crew of astronauts went mad. When he arrives to the space station, Kelvin finds his deceased wife Khari, who committed suicide… 

b/w and color, digital, 167 min
PROJECTION:
Saturday 01.04.2017 AT 19:00
Wednesday 15.02.2017 AT 19:00

Mirror

(Zerkalo, Russia, 1974)

Directed by: Andrej Tarkovski
PHOTOGRAPHY: Georgi Rerberg
Synopsis:

Through a personal story and memories of an invisible narrator, poet on his deathbed, the film portrays Russian history of the 20th century in three parallel timeframes: pre-WW I (1935), war years (1940’s) and post-war (1969). Poet’s personal memories intertwine with events that he heard of, imagined or dreamed about in combination with documentary scenes from film news or songs read and recited by the director’s father, Arseniy Tarkovsky.

b/w and color, digital, 105 min
PROJECTION:
Sunday 02.04.2017 AT 19:00
Wednesday 22.02.2017 AT 19:00

Stalker

(Russia, 1979)

Directed by: Andrej Tarkovski
PHOTOGRAPHY: Aleksandar Knjazinski
Synopsis:

The main character is the secret guide through a mysterious fenced off area called the Zone, which is guarded by the army. There is a Room in the Zone that has the power to grant the deepest wishes to a person who enters it. Usual laws do not apply in the Zone and dangers are invisible, but Stalker has the gift to sense any danger and find a way out. In spite of his wife’s uneasiness and objections, Stalker leads a quiet scientist and a sceptic writer who lost his inspiration into the Zone...

b/w and color, digital, 183 min
PROJECTION:
Sunday 16.04.2017 AT 19:00
Wednesday 01.03.2017 AT 19:00
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