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Tarkovsky, Ranked

“We can express our feelings regarding the world around us either by poetic or by descriptive means. I prefer to express myself metaphorically. Let me stress: metaphorically, not symbolically. A symbol contains within itself a definite meaning, certain intellectual formula, … Continue reading

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The Juxtaposition Of Beauty And Tragedy: A List Of My Favourite Film Endings

Three Colours: Blue Nights Of Cabiria Ikiru Late Spring Solaris

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Solaris: A Comparison

First, I will examine the direct bridge that can be made between Tarkovsky’s 1972 Solaris and Steven Soderbergh’s 2002 remake. I will then focus my attention towards two other films, Akira Kurosawa’s Rashômon and Ingmar Bergman’s Persona, that, while not … Continue reading

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