Andrei Tarkovsky

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Birthday
4, 1932
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Dec 29, 1986 (54)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1932
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Dec 29, 1986 (54)

About

Visionary Russian filmmaker who made dense, artistic films like Andrei Rublev, Solaris, The Mirror, and Stalker.

Before Fame

His first feature Ivan's Childhood won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival and earned him attention from critics.

Trivia

He was praised by directors like Ingmar Bergman and lauded with the Lenin Prize in his home country.

Family Life

His father Arseny Tarkovsky was a noted Soviet poet.

Associated With

His best-known film Solaris was remade in 2002 and starred George Clooney in the lead role.