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Andrei Rublev (1966)

Andrey Rublev (original title)
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer St. Andrei Rublev.

Director:

Andrei Tarkovsky (as Andrey Tarkovskiy)

Writers:

Andrey Konchalovskiy (as Andrey Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiy), Andrei Tarkovsky (as Andrey Tarkovskiy)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anatoliy Solonitsyn ... Andrey Rublev
Ivan Lapikov ... Kirill
Nikolay Grinko ... Daniil Chyornyy
Nikolay Sergeev ... Feofan Grek
Irina Tarkovskaya ... Durochka (as Irma Raush)
Nikolay Burlyaev ... Boriska
Yuriy Nazarov ... Velikiy knyaz, Malyy knyaz
Yuriy Nikulin ... Patrikey, monakh (as Yu. Nikulin)
Rolan Bykov ... Skomorokh (as R. Bykov)
Nikolay Grabbe ... Stepan, sotnik Velikogo knyazya (as N. Grabbe)
Mikhail Kononov ... Foma, monakh (as M. Kononov)
Stepan Krylov ... Starshiy liteyshchik (as S. Krylov)
Bolot Beyshenaliev ... Tatarskiy khan (as B. Beyshenaliev)
B. Matysik B. Matysik ... Pyotr
Anatoliy Obukhov ... Aleksey, monakh (as A. Obukhov)
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Storyline

Andreiv Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th Century Russian history, a period marked by endless fighting between rival Princes and by Tatar invasions. Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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Certificate:

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian | Italian | Tatar

Release Date:

October 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

RUR1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,537, 15 September 2002

Gross USA:

$124,189

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$145,491
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(re-edited) | (re-edited) | (2004 re-release) | (original length) | (UK) | (Blu-ray)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Sovcolor)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In this film, director Andrei Tarkovsky drew on his own creative development and religious struggles as a way to interrogate Christianity as an axiom of Russia's historical identity. See more »

Goofs

The smoothly-cut logs that feature many times in the early scenes are clearly cut with machinery not available in the early fifteenth century. See more »

Quotes

Andrei Rublyov: I am what I am. You couldn't teach me integrity.
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Alternate Versions

When released in the UK, the sight of a horse falling off a staircase was cut from this title. See more »

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Who is more truly arrogant...
16 July 2004 | by mbrookeSee all my reviews

Who is more truly arrogant - a film-maker who makes a three-hour film, or someone who takes it upon himself to criticise the film after only watching two hours on the grounds that "my time is too valuable"? Tarkovsky spent 1961-65 planning and making the film and 1966-71 waiting for it to get some kind of release. Is three hours of your time really that much more valuable than ten years of his?

One thing I will say, though, is that the subtitles on the London print were appalling - whoever thought that contemporary American slang was an acceptable way of translating medieval Russian should have suffered the same treatment meted out to the stonemasons. But I certainly can't blame Tarkovsky for that!


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