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My comments about Andrei Rublev, the film (first cut)

I regard Andrei Rublev as the “film of films.”  I’ve seen, and own copies of, all seven of Tarkovsky’s feature-length films.  Of course, all seven are strikingly original and memorable, but I think that in Andrei Rublev, Tarkovsky has created … Continue reading

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How Andrei Rublev, the film, came to be (part 2)

[… continued from a previous post …] Andrei Tarkovsky completed Andrei Rublev, or at least thought that he had, in August 1966.  This (first) version of the film was actually titled The Passion According to Andrei and it is 205 … Continue reading

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How Andrei Rublev, the film, came to be

[In this post I rely heavily on the book by Robert Bird that I mentioned at the end of my last post, as well as on another excellent book by Bird, titled Andrei Tarkovsky : Elements of Cinema.] Given that … Continue reading

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Andrei Rublev, monk-painter-theologian

The monk Andrei Rublev (c. 1360 – 1430) was a medieval Russian who painted Orthodox icons and frescoes.  Little is known about his life, and only one work is known with certainty to be his alone – the icon of … Continue reading

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