Art Fair

Screening: Andrei Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice

3 Aug 2014

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London, United Kingdom


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  • 31, 168 24, 27 and 46
  • Chalk Farm or Camden Town
  • Kentish Town West Overground

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To accompany Sam Falls' solo exhibition the Zabludowicz Collection screens a selection of films by Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky. Sun 3 Aug, 7pm THE SACRIFICE (1986) Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky Running time: 142 mins. approx. Classification: 12 Tarkovsky's final film, a visionary masterpiece, unfolds in the hours before a nuclear holocaust. Alexander (Erland Josephson) a retired actor, is celebrating his birthday with family and friends when a crackly TV announcement warns of an imminent nuclear catastrophe. Alexander makes a promise to God that he will sacrifice all he holds dear, if the disaster can be averted. The next day dawns and, as if in a dream, everything is restored to normality. But Alexander must keep his vow. (Courtesy of the Artificial Eye website). Drinks from 6.30pm Screening starts at 7pm FREE The screenings will take place in the Zabludowicz Collection library which seats 30 people. As capacity is limited advance booking is recommended.

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