Filmoteca Canaria dedicates its first cycle of the year to the Russian filmmaker Andréi Tarkovski (1932-1986), one of the most important and influential authors of the Soviet cinema and the seventh art. With the title Andréi Tarkovski. Through the mirror in this cycle will be offered in Gran Canaria and Tenerife a selection of four of its emblematic films, which in the Gran Canaria capital will be screened in the Guiniguada Theater.
With this proposal, Filmoteca joins the current demand for Tarkovsky's work undertaken in recent years.
The first meeting with Tarkovski is Tuesday, at 7:00 p.m. in the capital of Gran Canaria – Thursday the 14th at Multicines Tenerife – with the pass of Ivan's childhood, in original version with subtitles in Spanish. A production of 1962 that has a complex story characterized by a certain artifice in the narration, according to Filmoteca Canaria.
This filmic account of Tarkovsky starring Nikolai Burliyev in the role of Ivan Bondarev puts the accent on a Russian boy whose parents die at the hands of German soldiers in World War II, and decides to take sides in the conflict by collaborating with the Soviet army . The other titles that are projected in this cycle in the coming weeks are: Mirror (1975) -a film that occupies a central place in his filmography-, Andrei Rublev (1966), Stalker (1979) and Nostalgia (1983).