About

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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Directed by

Andrei Tarkovsky

Written by

Andrei Tarkovsky (Writer)
Aleksandr Misharin (Writer)

Runtime

107 minutes

Country

Russia, Soviet Union

Language

Russian

Tagline

THE REMINISCENCE OF A DYING MAN

Cast

Keywords

world war ii forest spanish civil war poetry nature field childhood cigarette smoking illness wind mother son relationship flashback memoirs memories archive footage tarkovsky

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