Biography

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Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky (April 4, 1932–December 29, 1986) was a Soviet and Russian filmmaker, writer, film editor, film theorist and opera director, widely regarded as one of the finest filmmakers of the 20th century.

Tarkovsky's films include Andrei Rublev, Solaris, The Mirror and Stalker. He directed the first five of his seven feature films in the Soviet Union; his last two films were produced in Italy and Sweden, respectively. They are characterized by spirituality and metaphysical themes, long takes, lack of conventional dramatic structure and plot, and distinctively authored use of cinematography.

Notable film director Ingmar Bergman said of Tarkovsky: "Tarkovsky for me is the greatest [director], the one who invented a new language, true to the nature of film, as it captures life as a reflection, life as a dream".

Description above from the Wikipedia article Andrei Tarkovsky, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky (April 4, 1932–December 29, 1986) was a Soviet and Russian filmmaker, writer, film editor, film theorist and opera director, widely regarded as one of the finest filmmakers of the 20th century.

Tarkovsky's films include Andrei Rublev, Solaris, The Mirror and Stalker. He directed the first five of his seven feature films in the Soviet Union; his last two films were produced in Italy and Sweden, respectively. They are characterized by spirituality and metaphysical themes, long takes, lack of conventional dramatic structure and plot, and distinctively authored use of cinematography.

Notable film director Ingmar Bergman said of Tarkovsky: "Tarkovsky for me is the greatest [director], the one who invented a new language, true to the nature of film, as it captures life as a reflection, life as a dream".

Description above from the Wikipedia article Andrei Tarkovsky, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 27

Birthday 1932-04-04

Day of Death 1986-12-29

Place of Birth Yuryevetsky District

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Andrei Tarkovskiy
  • Andrey Tarkovsky
  • Андрей Тарковский
  • Andrej Tarkovskij
  • Andrei Tarkovski
  • 安德烈·塔尔科夫斯基
  • أندري تاركوفسكي
  • アンドレイ・タルコフスキー
  • 안드레이 타르콥스키

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Sacrifices of Andrei Tarkovsky
2009 Rerberg and Tarkovsky. The Reverse Side of 'Stalker' as Himself
2003 Andrei Tarkovsky and Sergei Parajanov. Ostrova
1999 One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich
1988 Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky as Himself
1988 The Exile and Death of Andrei Tarkovsky as Himself
1988 Lighting as Himself
1987 Moscow Elegy as Himself
1987 Islands as Himself (archive footage)
1984 Andrey Tarkovsky in Nostalghia as as himself
1984 The Road to Bresson as Himself
1984 Andrei Tarkovsky: A Poet in the Cinema as Himself
1983 Voyage in Time as Himself
1965 I Am Twenty as 'Turnip' Jerk Guest at Anya's Party
1956 The Killers as 2nd customer

Directing

1990 Boris GodunovDirector
1986 The SacrificeDirector
1983 NostalgiaDirector
1983 Voyage in TimeDirector
1979 StalkerDirector
1975 MirrorDirector
1972 SolarisDirector
1966 Andrei RublevDirector
1962 Ivan's ChildhoodDirector
1961 The Steamroller and the ViolinDirector
1959 There Will Be No Leave TodayDirector
1956 The KillersDirector

Writing

1986 The SacrificeScreenplay
1983 NostalgiaScreenplay
1983 Voyage in TimeWriter
1979 StalkerScreenplay
1975 MirrorWriter
1972 SolarisScreenplay
1969 One Chance in One ThousandWriter
1968 Sergey LazoWriter
1966 Andrei RublevWriter
1961 The Steamroller and the ViolinWriter
1956 The KillersScenario Writer

Art

1979 StalkerProduction Design

Editing

1986 The SacrificeEditor

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