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The Sacrifice
Original title: Offret
Category 1980s , Foreign Film , Nuclear
Year: 1986
Country: Sweden
Time: 142 minutes
Director: Andrey Tarkovskiy
Erland Josephson, Brian Cox, Susan Fleetwood, Andrey Tarkovskiy, Allan Edwall

An artist in Sweden is visited by an angel who gives him the possibility of saving the world from nuclear anihilation if he will offer a sacrifice.



This film by legendary Russian director Andrey Tarkovskiy (of Solaris fame) treats the subject of living under the fear of nuclear anihilation (this was 1986, remember) with dread and heart.

This poetic movie is filled with dreamy breath taking images. Be warned, this is one of the slowest moving pictures I have ever seen. Not for all tastes, but I loved it.



Reviewer Rating: 8/10


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