THE SACRIFICE (12) 1986 SWEDEN TARKOVSKY, AMDREI £15.99
Andrei Tarkovsky’s final film, which won a special Jury Prize at Cannes in 1986. On an isolated Swedish island Alexander (Erland Josephson), his wife, their children, her lover and various eccentric friends gather around a radio when nuclear war is announced. Alexander attempts to strike a deal with God and is willing to sacrifice everything, including his six-year-old son, in order to avert the war and mankind’s annihilation.
In Swedish with English subtitles
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