Sacrifice, The*

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Sacrifice, The*

  • 1986 ----- color ----- 145 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky; with Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall) Andrei Tarkovsky's epitaph is a dark and complex drama about redemption and the nuclear holocaust. When a middle-aged intellectual in retirement on an island in the Baltic Seas witnesses signs of what he believes to be a nuclear holocaust, he offers to make the ultimate sacrifice in return for the salvation of mankind. (In Swedish with English subtitles) (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (Motion Pictures: Features, Scandinavian Languages and Literature, War and Peace)