About

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded desires are granted.

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Directed by

Andrei Tarkovsky

Written by

Andrei Tarkovsky (Screenplay)
Arkadiy Strugatskiy (Writer)
Boris Strugatskiy (Writer)

Runtime

163 minutes

Country

Russia, Soviet Union

Language

Russian

Cast

Keywords

guard soldier wish alien writer stalker strugatsky zone

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