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The Mirror introduced by Geoff Dyer


Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky. 1975, 108 mins. With Margarita Terekhova, Ignat Daniltsev. Tarkovsky’s stream-of-consciousness autobiography is set in World War II-ravaged Russia. “Along with Stalker, Mirror is one of Tarkovsky’s two masterpieces, and one of the most strikingly beautiful films ever made. It is so deeply autobiographical that it is like stepping through to the other side of a mirror, to images of a universal childhood. Terrence Malick surely had it in mind when making Tree of Life.”—Geoff Dyer.

This film is also part of the series See It Big.

Free with Museum admission.