tribute to : Andrei Tarkovsky
Cyprus Contemporary Film Centre launches its first month of screenings this February
with an honorary tribute to one of the most respected Soviet film directors
Friday 10th of February 2017
The narrator, a man in his forties is laying on his deathbed while recollecting his past: his childhood, his mother, war, personal moments and reflections of recent Russian history. Tarkovsky combines historic documents and wartime footage, flashbacks, long shots and original poetry of his father Arseny Tarkovsky to illustrate his memories in perhaps one of his most personal films.
Writers: Andrey Tarkovsky, Aleksandr Misharin
Cast: Margarita Terekhova, Anatoli Solonitsyn, Anna Demidova, Larisa Tarkovskaya
Genre: Art Film, Drama
Runtime: 108 minutes
Thursday 16th of February 2017
Based on a novel by Stanislaw Lem, Solaris centers on widowed psychologist Kris Kelvin, who is sent to a space station orbiting a water-dominated planet called Solaris to investigate the mysterious death of a doctor, as well as the mental problems plaguing the dwindling number of cosmonauts on the station.
Writers: Stanislaw Lem, Fridrikh Gorenshtein, Andrey Tarkovsky
Cast: Donatas Banionis, Natalya Bondarchuk, Jüri Järvet
Genre: Art film, Sci-fi, Drama
Runtime: 167 minutes
Friday 24th of February 2017
A Stalker is a guide who takes people through ‘The Zone’, a place located outside an unidentified city, the result of an extra-terrestrial incursion. Inside The Zone there is ‘The Room’, which is said to grant ones deepest wish to anybody who enters it.
Writers: Arkadiy Strugatskiy, Boris Strugatskiy, Andrei Tarkovsky
Cast: Aleksandr Kayadanovskiy, Anatoliy Solotisyn, Nikolay Grinko, Alisa Freyndlikh
Genre: Art Film, Mystery, Drama
Runtime: 163 minutes
Tereza Kourra for Tribute to: Andrei Tarkovsky.
Cyprus Contemporary Film Centre will host architect Tereza Kourra on Friday the 24th of February,
right before the film screening of 'Stalker' in order to discuss and analyse her dissertation entitled
'My Autothanatography' which is also based on the analysis of Andrei Tarkovsky's films 'The Mirror' and 'Stalker'.
The lecture starts at 19:15 at ARTos Foundation, and it will be held in Greek with a free admission.