Special 30th : Exquisite Corpse

The Mirror

Zerkalo

1974
URSS
1h46
Fiction
Col.
Russian with french subtitles

A film chosen by Jean-Charles Fitoussi

A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.

Photomontage made by Jean-Charles Fitoussi
Cast
Margarita Terekhova, Oleg Yankovski, Philippe Jankovski, Ignat Daniltsev Jankovski, Anatoli Solonitsine
Screenplay
Alexandre Micharine, Andreï Tarkovski, Arseni Tarkovski
Photography
Georgi Rerberg
Sound
Semione Litvinov
Music
Edouard Artemiev, Jean-Sébastien Bach, Jean-Baptiste Pergolèse, Henry Purcell
Art direction
A. Merkoulov
Editing
Lyudmila Feyganova
Production
Mosfilm

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