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Marina Tarkowskaja with her interpreter Martina Mrochen

Marina Tarkowskaja signs her book „Splitter des Spiegels“

Hessian State Secretary Joachim-Felix Leonhard with Marina Tarkowskaja

Matinee with Marina Tarkowskaja

Reading from „Splitter des Spiegels – Die Familie des Andrej Tarkowski“ („Fragments of a Mirror – The Family of Andrej Tarkovskij“)

Caligari: 25. 04. / 11 a.m.

Hosted by: Martina Mrochen
Followed by “The Mirror” by Andrej Tarkovskij

On April 25th at 11.00 am, goEast presents its traditional Sunday-Matinee with a reading by Marina Tarkowskaja at the Caligari FilmBühne in Wiesbaden. Two films by Russian director Andrej Tarkovskij, THE MIRROR (USSSR 1974) and NOSTALGHIA (Italy/USSSR 1983) will be shown as Specials during the festival. In her highly personal book, Marina Tarkowskaja remembers her childhood with her famous – but mostly absent – father, the poet Arsenij, and her brilliant, headstrong brother Andrej Tarkovskij, offering us a unique glimpse into Tarkovskij’s personal life. She recounts formerly unknown facts and formative events that later became themes and symbols in his films. With short episodes – fragments of everyday life – Marina Tarkowskaja recounts a childhood in Moscow, the pre-war years, the deprivations of war and the hard times that followed. Little by little she completes a mirror which reflects her family life, using the editing-technique of her brother’s famous film THE MIRROR. Marina Tarkowskaja’s book succeeds in telling an extraordinary and at the same time typical history of a family in 20th century Russia. „Splitter des Spiegels“ is published by edition ebersbach (2003).

ITALY 1983
D: Andrej Tarkovskij, 127 MIN
Caligari: 21.04. / 9 p.m.
Bambi: 22.04. / 10 p.m.

USSR 1974
D: Andrej Tarkovskij, 108 MIN
Caligari: 25.04. /12 a.m.
Following the Matinee with Marina Tarkowskaja

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