THE SACRIFICE

Andrei Tarkovski
Festivals / Awards

Cannes Film Festival – International Press Prize

Cannes Film Festival – Special Jury Prize

Cannes Film Festival – Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Original title : Le Sacrifice
Fiction | 1986 | 142'
Director: Andrei Tarkovski
Countries of production : Sweden - France
Cast: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Valérie Mairesse, Allan Edwall, Gudrun S. Gisladottir
1:66 - Color - Swedish

The terrifying news of a nuclear world blast is announced on television. Alexander prays and vows not to ever speak again if the reality of the nuclear catastrophe is erased. He then wakes up and although it was a dream, he will keep his promise…

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