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Andrei Tarkovsky, Andrei Rublev, 1966

Andrei Rublev

9 Jun 2016

"An extraordinary ode to the power of art." Theodora Clarke, Sight & Sound

Widely regarded as Andrei Tarkovsky’s finest film, Andrei Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th-century Russian history which was marked by endless fighting between rival Princes and Tatar invasions.

Made on an epic scale, it does not flinch from portraying the savagery of the time, from which, almost inexplicably, the serenity of Rublev’s art arose. The great set piecesthe sack of Vladimir, the casting of the bell, the pagan ceremonies of St. John’s Night and the Russian crucifixionare tours-de-force of visceral filmmaking.

This film is screened from a new, recently restored digital print as part of Sculpting Time: Andrei Tarkovsky Retrospective

Andrei Rublev, dir. Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet Union 1966, 183 mins

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