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Andrei Tarkovsky

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter | * 04/04/1932 († 54, 12/29/1986) | Yuryevetsky District
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Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky (Russian: Андре́й Арсе́ньевич Тарко́вский, IPA: [ɐnˈdrʲej ɐrˈsʲenʲjɪvʲɪtɕ tɐrˈkofskʲɪj]; 4 April 1932 – 29 December 1986) was a Russian filmmaker, writer, film editor, film theorist, theatre and opera director. His work is characterized by unconventionally long takes, sparse dramatic structure, poetic imagery, and spiritual and metaphysical themes. He has been called a progenitor of slow cinema. Director Ingmar Bergman said of him: 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. Tarkovsky's films include Ivan's Childhood (1962), Andrei Rublev (1966), Solaris (1972), Mirror (1975), and Stalker (1979). He directed the first five of his seven feature films in the Soviet Union; his last two films, Nostalghia (1983) an... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | History

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Awards & Nominations for Andrei Tarkovsky

People's Artist of The Rsfsr Honored Art Worker of The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic Lenin Prize British Academy of Film and Television Arts Golden Lion

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Movies with Andrei Tarkovsky as Actor(14)

as himself1988 Lighting
as himself1987 Moscow Elegy
as Himself (archive footage)1987 Islands
as himself1984 The Road to Bresson
as himself1983 Voyage in Time
as 'Turnip' Jerk Guest at Anya's Party1965 I Am Twenty
as 2nd customer1956 The Killers

Movies with Andrei Tarkovsky as Crew(31)

Crew/Thanks2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
Crew/Thanks2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Crew/In Memory Of2009 Antichrist
Directing/Stage Director1990 Boris Godunov
Crew/In Memory Of1988 Ashik Kerib
Crew/In Memory Of1987 Wings of Desire
Directing/Director1986 The Sacrifice
Writing/Screenplay1986 The Sacrifice
Editing/Editor1986 The Sacrifice
Directing/Director1983 Voyage in Time
Writing/Writer1983 Voyage in Time
Directing/Director1983 Nostalgia
Writing/Screenplay1983 Nostalgia
Directing/Director1979 Stalker
Writing/Screenplay1979 Stalker
Art/Production Design1979 Stalker
Directing/Director1975 Mirror
Writing/Writer1975 Mirror
Directing/Director1972 Solaris
Writing/Screenplay1972 Solaris
Writing/Screenplay1970 The End of Ataman
Writing/Writer1969 One Chance in One Thousand
Writing/Writer1968 Sergey Lazo
Directing/Director1966 Andrei Rublev
Writing/Writer1966 Andrei Rublev
Directing/Director1962 Ivan's Childhood
Directing/Director1961 The Steamroller and the Violin
Directing/Director1959 There Will Be No Leave Today
Directing/Director1956 The Killers
Writing/Scenario Writer1956 The Killers

Full Name: Andrei Tarkovsky
Citizenship: Soviet Union (former country), Russia
Born: Monday, 04/04 1932 (April) in Zavrazhye
Died: Monday, 12/29 1986 (December) in Paris (aged: 54)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: Russian (RU)
Educated at: Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography
Employer: Top Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors
Spouses (current/former): Irma Raush, Larisa Tarkovskaya
Father: Arseny Tarkovsky
Other names for Andrei Tarkovsky (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"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"
"Andrei Tarkovskij"
"Andrei Arsenjewitsch Tarkowski"
Andrei Tarkovsky frequently works together with these people:
Lars von Trier (6x, Crew)
Nikolay Grinko (6x, Actor)
Tonino Guerra (6x, Crew)
Wim Wenders (4x, Crew)
Erland Josephson (4x, Actor)
Vadim Yusov (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4119, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/03/2019