Moscow Elegy (Moskovskaya elegiya)
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Moscow Elegy (Moskovskaya elegiya)
Alexander Sokurov made this biography of filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky during the final years of the Russian master's life, when he was living in exile in Western Europe. Completed shortly after Tarkovsky's death in 1986, the movie eschews by-the-numbers portraiture, opting for a more ruminative approach that evinces its subject's influence. Sokurov flits back and forth between scenes of contemporary Moscow and of Tarkovsky directing his last two pictures, Nostalghia and The Sacrifice. Using footage of Tarkovsky at work and play, Sokurov assembles a touching scrapbook of a stateless… More

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"It's a don't miss film for fans of the deceased director."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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