Category Archives: Mirror

Films of faith, hope and love: Tarkovsky and the Silver Age religious philosophers

I have it in mind to write a long essay, or perhaps a short book, with the above title, or something close to it.  I haven’t definitely decided on the structure or plan, but the idea of using the three … Continue reading

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Le Fanu’s review of Bird’s book on Tarkovsky

One of the journal articles I retrieved at the library yesterday is a review of Robert Bird’s book Andrei Tarkovsky: Elements of Cinema.  The review is by Mark Le Fanu and it’s in the current issue of Cinema Journal (vol. … Continue reading

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Andrei Tarkovsky – three monks sheltering under an oak tree in the rain

I mentioned Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky (1932-1986) a couple of posts ago, as one of at least three directors who could fairly be described as “creative theologians,” at least to the extent that film as an art form permits such a … Continue reading

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