|Stalker – Trailer
One of the most immersive and rarefied experiences in the history of cinema, Andrei Tarkovskyâ€™s Stalker embarks on a metaphysical journey through an enigmatic post-apocalyptic landscape. A hired guideâ€”the â€œStalkerâ€� of the titleâ€”leads a writer and a scientist into the heart of the Zone, the restricted site of a long-ago disaster, where the three men eventually zero in on the Room, a place rumored to fulfill oneâ€™s most deeply held desires. Adapting a science-fiction novel by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, and making what would be his final Soviet feature, Tarkovsky created a challenging and visually stunning work, his painstaking attention to material detail and sense of organic atmosphere further enriched by this vivid new digital restoration. At once a religious allegory, a reflection of contemporary political anxieties, and a meditation on film itselfâ€”among many other interpretationsâ€”Stalker envelops the viewer by opening up a multitude of possible meanings.
Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky
Starring: Alexander Kaidanovsky, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Nikolai Grinko