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The Sacrifice

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky Run Time: 149 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1986 Language: Swedish

Starring: Allan Edwall, Erland Josephson, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Susan Fleetwood, Sven Wollter

In the beginning was the word. Another creation myth, a parable of the highest order in Tarkovsky’s final film. Nuclear war, it’s a motherfucker, if they push that button, your ass got to go.
Alexander, a journalist, philosopher and retired actor, celebrates a birthday with friends and family when it is announced that nuclear war has begun.


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