Set in a devastated future landscape, Andrei Tarkovsky’s science fiction classic is a surreal and disturbing exploration of man’s quest to realise his dreams and desires.

Please note that this film is in Russian, with Dutch subtitles.
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Near a grey and unnamed city is the Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers. Ignoring his wife’s objections, a man rises in the early morning and leaves her with their disabled daughter to meet two men. He’s a Stalker, one of a handful who have the mental gifts (and who risk imprisonment) to lead people into the Zone to the Room, a place where one’s secret desires come true. His clients are a burned out popular writer, cynical, and questioning his talent, and a quiet scientist more concerned about his knapsack than the journey. In the deserted Zone, the approach to the Room must be indirect. As they draw near, the rules seem to change and the Stalker faces a crisis.

Andrej Tarkovski, Sovjet-Unie, 1979, 162 min. Russian spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko, Natalya Abramova.