Exquisite picture from start to finish, I found myself thoroughly captivated by this picture. Tarkovsky uses images and atmosphere to really tell a compelling story, and he does that so well that you forget that the plot is so simple because what you are watching is very good and...
The award-winning director Andrei Tarkovsky, (one of his better known films is Andrei Rublev), the son of a famous Russian poet, was born in 1935 and grew up in and around Moscow during the Second Wor... read more
DVD Release Date: March 21, 2000
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November 5, 2012
SO bad I turned it opff after 40 Min . 1/2 star
April 26, 2011
a gorgeous piece about time and memory, very densely layered. don't think too much is my advice. i prefer it over tarkovsky's other films. tho almost plotless, it's never boring
February 21, 2011
A beautifully poetic and enigmatic Tarkovsky art film. It's either his greatest masterpiece or his greatest head-scratcher. Maybe both. Utterly unforgettable.
December 27, 2013
[font=Century Gothic]"Mirror" is an intriguing but not terribly coherent film from Andrei Tarkovsky.(If anybody knows what Yuri Zhary(Yuri Sventisov) who stutters early in the film has to do with the rest of it, please let me know.) What I think it is about is an unseen man(for ...
April 8, 2013
Coming into Andrei Tarkovsky's "Zerkalo" with only "Stalker" in my 'already watched' list, I was caught by its stream-of-consciousness style with my tattered pants down. Well, I should have known, it is a Tarkovsky film after all. Indeed, "Zerkalo" is the kind of film that won't ...
March 27, 2010
The Mirror has no apparent plot, and as such, it is one of Tarkovsky's most impenetrable films.
November 26, 2009
Gargoyles vs Harpies,or in the Tarkovsky syndrome "let's direct a film containing a stiffed embrace of Russian historical texts,nurtures,sanctimonies,scribbles which will make some point to everyone who decides to watch it".
Seriously,Terekhova alone is a feast for the cine-eyes,...
December 14, 2008
It's said that Tarkovsky's films are as close as the cinema has come to poetry, and after only seeing one Tarkovsky film I have to agree.
The film is biographical therefore highly personal for Tarkovsky, but even to the viewer this is a haunting and moving piece of cinema.
September 15, 2007
I could probably make something of this if I gave it another chance, but I'm not sure I liked it enough to do so.
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