The Mirror (1975)

Tarkovsky mixes flash-backs, historical footage and original poetry to illustrate the reminiscences of a dying man about his childhood during World War II, adolescence, and a painful divorce in his family. The story interweaves reflections about Russian history and society.

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Runtime original: 01:48:00 —> Runtime at 90to5: 00:04:55

Director: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Writer: Aleksandr Misharin, Andrei Tarkovsky

Editor: Lyudmila Feiginova

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Andrei Tarkovsky prepared over 20 different cuts before he finally was happy with the film.



1 Responses

  1. She’s playing well agian, doesn’t she?

    Congratulations Lasma, and thank you also for that interesting anecdote.

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