Now available as a limited edition Blu Ray Box set , – ANDREI TARKOVSKY DELUXE COLLECTION

TarkovskyANDREI TARKOVSKY DELUXE COLLECTION (15) BLU RAY ONLY £109
This limited Blu Ray features the following films –

DISC 1
IVAN’S CHILDHOOD (PG) 1962 RUSSIA
Story of a twelve year old boy seeking to revenge the murder of his family by the Nazis in World War Two
Russian and German with English subtitles
Running time: 94 mins
Black and white
1.33:1
LPCM 2.0

DISC 2
ANDREI RUBLEV (15) 1966 RUSSIA
Widely regarded as Andrei Tarkovsky’s finest film, which charts the life of the famous icon painter Rublev.
Russian, Italian and Tatar with English subtitles
Running time: 178 mins
Black and white
2.35:1
LPCM 2.0

DISC 3
SOLARIS (PG) 1972
Science fiction film adaptation of Stanislaw Lem novel set on a space station orbiting the ocean-covered planet Solaris. The planet seems to bring to life physical manifestation of painful memories of one of the crew. The film won the Jury prize at Cannes.
Russian with English subtitles
Running time: 166 mins
Black and white/ colour
2.35:1
LPCM 2.0

DISC 4
MIRROR (U) 1973 RUSSIA
This dazzlingly beautiful autobiographical film intertwines real life, memories of childhood and dreams as well as reflections on the Russian people and their history.
Russian with English subtitles
Running time: 105 mins
Black and white/ colour
1.37:1
LPCM 2.0

DISC 5
STALKER(PG) 1979 RUSSIA
Demanding, hallucinogenic Sci-fi film, boldly photographed and relentless in it’s depiction of a world gone mystically awry.
Russian with English subtitles
Running time: 162 mins
Black and white/colour
1.33:1
LPCM Dual mono

DISC 6
NOSTALGIA (15) 1983 ITALY
At a spa in the Tuscan Hills, a Russian poet and musicologist meets a mysterious man who is convinced that the end of the world is nigh.
Russian and Italian with English subtitles
Running time: 125 mins
Black and white/ colour
1.66:1
LPCM 2.0

DISC 7
THE SACRIFICE (12) 1986 SWEDEN
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.
English, Swedish and French with English subtitles
Running time: 148 mins
Audio commentary
Colour
1.66:1
LPCM mono

DISC 8
SPECIAL FEATURES
Andrei Tarkovsky Metaphysical Dream Zone introductions and Selected
scene commentary with Film Psychoanalyst Mary Wild.
THE COLLECTION ALSO INCLUDES:

• 177-page book

• Ivan’s Childhood: Interviews with composer Vyaaheslav Ovchinnikov, cinematographer Vadim Usov and actor Evgeniy Zharikov

• Andrei Rublev: Making-of featurette; interview with actor Yuriy Nazarov

• Mirror: Interviews with screenwriter A. Misharin, composer Eduard Artemev and actor Oleg Yankovskiy; featurette

• Solaris: Interview with actor Natalia Bondarchuk; Donatas Banionis featurette

• Stalker: Interviews with cinematographer Aleksandr Knyazhinsky and set designer Rashit Safiullin

• Nostalgia: Interviews with co-writer Tonino Guerra and Marina Tarkovsky

• The Sacrifice: Video essay ‘Poetic Harmony’; audio commentary with author and translator Layla Alexander-Garrett and James King from Curzon Artificial Eye

• Andrei Tarkovsky’s metaphysical dream zone: Selected scene commentary for all seven films by psychoanalyst Mary Wild

BLU RAY IS REGION CODE: B

Blu Ray set  available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

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