Nostalghia (1983)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama  |   Run Time - 130 min.  |   Countries - Italy, USSR  |  
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Nostalghia is Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky's enigmatic work about a writer (Oleg Yankovsky) who, trapped by his fame and an unhappy marriage, seeks out his cultural past in Italy. Here he meets Erland Josephson, a local pariah who declares that the world is coming to an end. The writer finds this prophecy curiously more alluring than the possibility of a dead-end future. Nostalghia won the Grand Prix de Creation and the International Critics Prize at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.

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fame, interpreter, marital-problems, pariah, suicide, writer