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Voted the 19th greatest film of all time in the 2012 Sight & Sound Critics poll.

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Mirror is the celebrated Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky’s most autobiographical work in which he reflects upon his own childhood and the destiny of the Russian people.
DVD or Blu-ray

Voted the 19th greatest film of all time in the 2012 Sight & Sound Critics poll.

More of the greatest films of all time here
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Mirror is the celebrated Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky’s most autobiographical work in which he reflects upon his own childhood and the destiny of the Russian people.
£12.99
19 - BFI Top 50

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The film's many layers intertwine real life and family relationships - Tarkovsky's father, the poet Arseny Tarkovsky, reads his own poems on the soundtrack and Tarkovsky's mother appears as herself - with memories of childhood, dreams and nightmares. From the opening sequence of a boy being cured of a stammer by hypnotism, to scene in a printing works which encapsulates the Stalinist era, "Mirror" has an extraordinary resonance and repays countless viewings.

The film's many layers intertwine real life and family relationships - Tarkovsky's father, the poet Arseny Tarkovsky, reads his own poems on the soundtrack and Tarkovsky's mother appears as herself - with memories of childhood, dreams and nightmares. From the opening sequence of a boy being cured of a stammer by hypnotism, to scene in a printing works which encapsulates the Stalinist era, "Mirror" has an extraordinary resonance and repays countless viewings.

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SKU 5021866791302
Catalogue Number ART791DVD
Year 1975
Director Andrei Tarkovsky
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Artificial Eye
Subtitles English
Language(s) Russian
Running time 102 mins
DVD region 2
Certificate U

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