What did Andrei Tarkovsky study?

What did Andrei Tarkovsky study?

—died December 29, 1986, Paris, France), Soviet motion-picture director whose films won acclaim in the West though they were censored by Soviet authorities at home. The son of a prominent Russian poet, Tarkovsky studied filmmaking at the All-Union State Cinematography Institute and graduated in 1960.

How do I start Tarkovsky?

The best place to start – Stalker A poetic sense for the dreamlike hold of memory and the elemental grandeur of nature already shines through Tarkovsky’s first feature Ivan’s Childhood (1962), within the more conventional, suspenseful format of a Soviet war movie about a 12-year-old on reconnaissance at the front.

Who influenced Tarkovsky?

Of the filmmakers who influenced Tarkovsky, those he himself cites combine key Russian forbears – Pudovkin, Eisenstein, Dovzhenko – with a familiar list of post-war international masters: Antonioni, Bergman, Bresson, Buñuel, Dreyer, Fellini and Kurosawa.

What film school did Tarkovsky go to?

the State Institute of Cinematography
Film school student Upon returning from the research expedition in 1954, Tarkovsky applied at the State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) and was admitted to the film-directing program. He was in the same class as Irma Raush (Irina) whom he married in April 1957.

What is Tarkovskys best film?

Best Andrei Tarkovsky Movies • Stalker Trailer Tarkovsky’s most complete picture, Stalker, tells the story of three men – each with their own desires – and the bond they make in pursuit of them.

What nationality is Tarkovsky?


Andrei Tarkovsky
Resting place Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois Russian Cemetery, Paris
Nationality Russian
Alma mater Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography
Occupation Film director screenwriter film theorist