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ANDREI RUBLEV

ANDREI RUBLEV

  • Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky
  • Starring Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko
  • 1966 | 183mins | Soviet Union | rated (15)
An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev (Anatoliy Solonitsyn). Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses a brutal battle and unintentionally becomes involved, he takes a vow of silence and spends time away from his work. As he begins to ease his troubled soul, he takes steps towards becoming a painter once again.