This book is an introduction to the rules that Tarkovsky set for himself in achieving this goal.
There is a spiritual quality and undercurrent to Tarkovsky's films that runs very, very deep - and is extremely moving.
Tarkovsky is one of the few to seriously consider the subject and this is a master work on film as art.
There is little that needs to be said about this book that hasn't been said already. It's interesting, inspiring, helpful and nourishing. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Julliard Sebastian
This book may be somewhat helpful to people interested in Tarkovsky (the man) rather than anything cinema-related. The main thing is, it's not well written. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ghost(Ghost(M))
Helps to understand Tarkovsky movies a lot. For myself I found that the book works the best when I watch the movie and then read a chapter corresponding to it shortly afterwards. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Dmitry Baranov
What is, in the fact this book, Sculpting in Time?! Magnificent poem of Russian poet, testimony of the one life...Published 10 months ago by Samir Delibegovic
A comprehensive explanation of the Russian master film maker aproach to Art, and specially the young art of cinema. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
Sculpting in Time is a treatise on Tarkovsky's overall philosophy of film-making. If you appreciate film art, then this is a book you would want to read. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Rollo
Andrei Tarkovsky is the best director in the world in my view. He explains how he solved the problems arise during filmmaking in the field.Published 22 months ago by Umit Gulsen
This book is about everything! It might seem that it is only about Art and Tarkovsky.. but when reading it, you cannot not read between the lines. His views are fascinating. Read morePublished on May 11, 2012 by B.