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Andrei Tarkovsky: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)
Andrei Tarkovsky: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)
by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ
Edition: Paperback
Price: $19.17
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5.0 out of 5 stars Essential Reading for any Tarkovsky Fan, March 8, 2007
This book is an absolutely fascinating read for any Tarkovsky fan. It gives a real insight into the individual films but more significantly it also helps you understand much better where Tarkovsky himself was coming from. It will also be of interest to people interested in modern cinema, but it is probably best to have seen most of Tarkovsky's films first (there are only about 7 of them). One amusing aspect of the book is seeing different interviewers ask the same, often stupid, questions over a twenty-year period. However, there is plenty of rich material in the book so the repeated questions do not really detract from it, indeed, it is amusing to watch how Tarkovsky deals with them in different times and different contexts.


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