The Mirror

Effortlessly blending past and present, dreams, subjective reminiscence and a wider overview of 20th Century Russian history, Andrei Tarkovsky creates a haunting piece of cinema with this tale of life in Russia during WWII. An essential film whose puzzles provide a key to this intense filmmaker's other works.

Year: 1974
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Art House Cinema, Drama, Russian Cinema, Best of the 1970s, Spiritual Cinema, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: Russia
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Philip Yankovsky
Duration: 108 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films


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