“Every single frame is burned into my retina.” – Cate Blanchett
Spiritual quest? Allegory? Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker (M, 1979), a story of a guide who takes two men through a mysterious Zone to a room in which wishes will be granted, has been widely hailed as one of the most overwhelming and intriguing masterpieces ever made. In this not-to-be missed special event, it will be accompanied by live improvisation from some of Australia’s most renowned musical mavericks. Lisa Gerrard, Brian Ritchie and Gabriella Smart improvise with guitars, vocals, percussion, electronics, grand piano, flutes and instruments of choice. This is your chance to be in the Room.
Fiction | Feature
Soviet Union | 156 mins | 1979
Russian with English subtitles