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The Sacrifice


Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky
Sweden, 1986
Drama, Sci-Fi


News of WWIII breaks out during the festivities of drama critic Alexander’s birthday celebration. With the end of the world nigh, he turns to God and vows to renounce everything near and dear to him, if the war is averted.

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The Sacrifice
Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1986 | 4 wins including: Best Artistic Contribution

1986 | Competition

Toronto International Film Festival


BAFTA Awards

1988 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

The New York Film Festival


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