ANDREI TARKOVSKY | SOVIET UNION | 1975 | 107 MIN | NR | RUSSIAN, SPANISH
Unraveling like a stream of consciousness, Andrei Tarkovsky’s most intimate and visually stunning work finds a dying poet reflecting upon different stages of his life in the Soviet Union.
Cast: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovsky
Part of the Philadelphia Film Society’s AP Bio series.
No late night study sessions or textbooks needed for these adventurous films that forego the standard, Oscar-baity practices synonymous with the cinematic biopic tradition for more imaginative, unique, and illuminating interpretations of life.