Program Details
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 7:00 pm
$10 general / Free for MAD Members
The Theater at MAD
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Friday, July 17, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Program Description

1976, Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky
With Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy and Anatoliy Solonitsyn
163 min, 35 mm

Director Andrei Tarkovsky’s second foray into the science fiction genre, Stalker follows the journey of a shadowy guide as he leads a writer and professor into a site known only as the “zone.” As legend has it, at the center of the “zone” is a room with the power to fulfill a person’s innermost dreams.

As the trio traverses the fantastic world of the “zone,” which seems to shift in reaction to their endeavors as if it has a mind of its own, the effects of their intentions for entering the space begin to engulf them. Loosely based on the novel Roadside Picnic by the Soviet-Russian Strugatsky Brothers, Stalker has grown to become an iconic piece of Russian film history, inspiring artists, writers and filmmakers around the globe.

 

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