Andrei Rublev

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 7:00pm

Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky (USSR 1966, 205mins 15)
Like all great works of art this film about Russia’s legendary religious icon painter reveals more on each viewing. Now restored and remastered, this epic masterpiece with stunning scenes set in a 15th century of wars and suffering is a spiritual experience - even for those who do not believe. Suppressed by the Soviet regime, Tarkovsky’s work begs the question – how is it that great art comes out of totalitarian regimes