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The Mirror


Margarita Terekhova, Oleg Yankovskiy, Alla Demidova, Nikolay Grinko View All


Andrei Tarkovsky (Director), Aleksandr Misharin (Writer), Andrei Tarkovsky (Writer) View All

Released: Nov. 11th, 1975
Runtime: 1 hour, 46 minutes
A dying man in his forties recalls his childhood, his mother, the war and personal moments that tell of and juxtapose pivotal moments in Soviet history with daily life.
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The picture is highly poetic; quality imparted by the wonderful cinematography (both colour and B&W) and sensible camera work. The sound design, with excellent music, enhances the visual cunning.