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6,141 Ratings

The Mirror


Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky
Soviet Union, 1975
Avant-Garde, Drama
  • Russian
  • English


A dying man in his forties recalls his childhood, his mother, the war and personal moments that tell of and juxtapose pivotal moments in Soviet history with daily life.

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Widely regarded as one of the finest films ever made, Andrei Tarkovsky’s The Mirror is a profoundly cinematic experience: a mesmerizing, jaw-dropping meditation on the slippery nature of memory, with one of cinema’s most unique, beloved visionaries as our guide.

The Mirror Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

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