Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Andrei Tarkovsky - Katok i skripka (Каток и скрипка) AKA The Steamroller and the Violin (1960)



Katok i Skripka (The Steamroller and the Violin) was the last short Andrei Tarkovsky directed before moving on to his first feature. The film tells a very simply story of friendship between an artistic, sensitive seven-year-old violinist named Sasha and a physical, blue-collar steamroller operator. They befriend each other after Sasha is threatened by some ruffians, spend the day together, and alter each other's perceptions of life


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