Andrei Tarkovsky

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  • Tarkovsky's Cinema Essay

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    about historical realism or exposing the everyday as it really is. Cinema is unavoidably an especially paranoid representation of experience. Sculpture hewn in time resembles everyday events no more than wood sculpture does stumps. What makes Tarkovsky interesting might be gotten at in terms of doors and windows. Dalle Vacche[1] approaches the array of moments and differences in the style: Tarkovsky’s refusal to attach these faces to a situation, to a decision, or to an exchange of looks with

  • Soviet Nuclear Scientist, Dissident and Human Rights Activist

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    Activist Dr. Andrei Sakharov was a leading developer of Soviet nuclear weapons. As he progressed through life he began working towards international peace and basic human freedoms for the people of the Soviet Union. In recognition of this work, Dr. Sakharov was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. Dr. Sakharov’s contributions to the Soviet weapons program and his public communications of the dangers of nuclear weapons helped to prevent nuclear war between the US and Soviet super powers. Andrei Sakharov

  • Does Our Increasingly Mechanized World Cause Us You Feel Alienated?

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    Does our increasingly mechanized world cause us to feel alienated? It can be argued that life has never been so easy. We are surrounded by plentitudes. food is freely available in the West. Information is taken for granted, and we often dont want for nothing. Yet there are signs and many reasons to suggest that we are far from happy despite this new age of overabundance and the freedom it affords us. Life in this age is unsatisfying for many, with people exhibiting clear signs of dissastisfaction

  • The ' Cult ' Of The Second World War For The Soviet Union

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    A massive departure from their predecessors in the genre, these post-Stalinist films examined war’s effects on the individual level. For example, in The Fate of a Man, Andrei Sokolov’s constant ruminations on war’s pointlessness, and his breakdown following his son’s death at the front, were revolutionarily humanistic depictions of war’s consequence in Soviet cinema. Another hitherto avoided theme brought to the forefront

  • Application Essay To Mad Max: Fury Road

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    favorite, "cinéma d'auteur" is my pick. It hardly defines a concrete genre, but this is where fine artists typically forge their own distinctive genres or vocabularies. These offer the most authentic, enriching and indescribable experiences. Andrei Tarkovsky and David Lynch exemplify

  • The United States And The Soviet Union Essay

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    Toronto, Canada---- Since the end of World War Two, the United States and the Soviet Union have experienced a number of political clashes. From the Marshall Plan to the Korean war, to testing nuclear weapons, and to the use of missiles, the United States and the Soviet Union have definitely established a divide between the two empires. The growing dependence of the United States in Europe and Great Britain has increased imperialist speculation from the USSR. However, the United States justifies their

  • Star Wars: The Best Five Science Fiction Films

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    before the invention of super computers and stunning special effects, this film shows the brilliance of the simulations, which cannot be done better despite all the modern computer graphics. The fifth film is called Solaris and it was directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. This film was made in the year 1972. This fantastic science fiction movie was remade in the year 2002 but the original holds a fascination for fans of the novel by Stanislaw Lem. This film is about a psychologist who travels to a base on a remote

  • Apocalypse Now: An Example Of An Existential Film

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    unmatched way, the message: “Existence precedes essence”. Moreover, the existential message, here is displayed in a perfect way in front of all viewers, related to some other masterpieces: Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola, 1979); Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979); Fight Club (David Fincher, 1999); Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin, 1936), The Killers (Robert Siodmak, 1946), Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa, 1952), Taxi Driver (1976), directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader, stars Robert De Niro

  • The Fear Of Death In The Epic Of Gilgamesh And The Stalker

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    today, it distracts many of us from noticing where things all began and came from, nature. That is why, man has created so many different advances that help us forget our inevitable end. In the “Epic of Gilgamesh” and the movie Stalker written by Andrei Tarkovski, both works remind audiences of how people have always used technology to distract us from the thought of dying. These distractions like, religion, relationships, education do occupy a huge portion of our life but cannot change our end result;

  • New Currents Of European Cinema

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    New currents in European cinema began to arise in the nineteen eighties. Globalization radically impacted the form and content of cinema much in the same way that it reshaped politics and economics. With the formation of the European Union, the destruction of the fracturing of the Soviet Republic, and the advent of the internet, artistic sensibilities began to blur across country lines. This is not to say that nations ceased to have their specific cultural relevancy within their films. Rather, they