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October 28, 2020
ARTS & LEISURE

Andrei Tarkovsky films, at cinema Eforie

The original, uncensored version of Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky’s masterpieces “Andrei Rublev (The Passion According to Andrei)” and “Solaris”, as well documentaries about the Russian film director by Evgheni Borzov, will be shown at Cinema Eforie (Jean Georgescu) Wednesday and Thursday. The projections are part of the event “Tarkovsky in 2012. 80 years from his birth”.The program includes two documentaries about Tarkovsky by Evgheni Borzov, and the original, uncensored, versions of the two aforesaid films, both of them, launched on DVD in Russia this year. All the four films are shown for the first time in Romania. Born on April 4, 1932 Andrei Tarkovsky settled in Italy in 1982 and died of pulmonary cancer on December 29, 1986 at Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris. He was 54 years old. Andrei Tarkovsky directed seven films over a quarter of a century, all of them held as cinematic masterpieces: “Ivan’s Childhood” (1962) – the story of World War II orphan boy; “Andrei Rublev” (1966) – a wonderful film about an icon-painting monk; “Solaris” (1972) – a famous science-fiction film, “The Mirror” (1974) – an autobiographic film harshly criticized in his native country, “Stalker” (1979) – a metaphysical fable; “Nostalghia” (1983) – a film about exile, and “The Sacrifice” (1976) – a mysterious film about the end of the world and the notion of sacrifice.

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