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“My motto was, ‘Let the stories speak for themselves.’”

I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Matt Fagerholm for Indie Outlook. The result is a deep dive into the making of the film. Enjoy!

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3 things about Andrei Tarkovsky’s NOSTALGIA

Nostalgia [1983] 1. Petting the dog as he drifts off to sleep. 2. The debris is a landscape in miniature. 3. Sheltering the candle with his coat.

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3 things about Andrei Tarkovsky’s THE SACRIFICE

The Sacrifice [1986] 1. He is a collector of incidents. 2. The story about the garden. 3. The house, engulfed in flames, collapses. And–cut. The title of the film describes what the audience must make in order to watch it. … Continue reading

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3 things about Andrei Tarkovsky’s THE MIRROR

The Mirror [1975] 1. An Andrei Rublev movie poster on the wall in his apartment. 2. On the tabletop, a ring of condensation from the teacup slowly evaporates. 3. Pine needles scattered on the pages of a da Vinci book.

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