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Andrei Rublev


Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Rolan Bykov View All


Andrei Tarkovsky (Director), Andrei Konchalovsky (Writer), Andrei Tarkovsky (Writer) View All

Released: Jan. 1st, 1966
Runtime: 3 hours, 25 minutes
An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses a brutal battle and unintentionally becomes involved, he takes a vow of silence and spends time away from his work. As he begins to ease his troubled soul, he takes steps towards becoming a painter once again.
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mark f
Tarkovsky wants people to understand but I'd say it's impossible to understand most of his flicks without repetitive viewings and discussions with similar viewers. This film is about an artist who makes no art whatsoever during the film.