I am watching "Moscow Elegy" a tribute by Sokurov to his mentor and the master of spiritual cinema, Andrei Arsenevitch.
Will post more stories later about this great man who is looked upon as a God in the world of film.
ANDREI TARKOVSKY'S NOSTALGHIA FOR THE LIGHT
"Here we are at the threshold.
This is the most important moment of your lives.
You have to know that here
your most cherished wish will come true.
The most sincere one.
The one reached...
Whilst browsing for a film that could hold my interest, I came across Solaris. I had seen the remake with George Clooney a few years ago, but I hardly remembered it, so I knew it wouldn't spoil my enjoyment of the original. I sat down to watch Solaris one evening about a week ago...