Tag Archives: Andrei Tarkovsky

Born On This Day – April 4, 1932

“Why do people go to the cinema? What takes them into a darkened room where, for two hours, they watch the play of shadows on a sheet? The search for entertainment? The need for a kind of drug? All over … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Friday, April 19, 2013

“I see it as my duty to stimulate reflection on what is essentially human and eternal in each individual soul, and which all too often a person will pass by, even though his fate lies in his hands. He is … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Thursday, April 4, 2013

“Cinema is an unhappy art as it depends on the money. Not only because a film is very expensive but is then also marketed like cigarettes.” –Andrei Tarkovsky  

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In Their Words – Sunday, March 31, 2013

“The only condition of fighting for the right to create is faith in your own vocation, readiness to serve, and refusal to compromise.” –Andrei Tarkovsky

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In Their Words – Sunday, January 6, 2013

“My purpose is to make films that will help people to live, even if they sometimes cause unhappiness.” -Andrei Tarkovsky

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In Their Words – December 13, 2012

“Unlike all the other art forms, film is able to seize and render the passage of time, to stop it, almost to possess it in infinity. I’d say that film is the sculpting of time.” -Andrei Tarkovsky

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In Their Words – Sunday, December 2, 2012

“I think in fact that unless there is an organic link between the subjective impressions of the author and his objective representation of reality, he will not achieve even superficial credibility, let alone authenticity and inner truth.” -Andrei Tarkovsky

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