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The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

A Feature film by Andrei Tarkovski

Produced by Argos Films

Release in France : 14/05/1986

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Actors (4)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Argos Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Argos Films

Foreign production companies :

Film Four International, Svenska Filminstitutet (Swedish Film Institute)

French distribution :

Argos Films

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Synopsis

Alexander, a journalist and former actor and philosopher, tells his little son how worried he is about the lack of spirituality of modern mankind. In the night of his birthday, the third world war breaks out. In his despair Alexander turns himself in a prayer to God, offering him everything to have the war not happen at all.

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Full credits (7)

Executive Producer :

Anatole Dauman

Foreign Producer :

Anna-Léna Wibom

Editors :

Andrei Tarkovski, Michal Leszczlowski

Make-up Artist :

Florence Fouquier d'Herouel

Screenwriter :

Andrei Tarkovski

Director of Photography :

Sven Nykvist

Music Composer :

Watazumido Shuso

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Production language :

French, Swedish, English

Coproducer countries :

France, Sweden, Great Britain

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Production year :

1986

French release :

14/05/1986

Runtime :

2 h 25 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

60465

Visa issue date :

22/05/1986

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.66

Audio format :

Mono

Posters (2)

Director

Festival Selections

Cannes International Film Festival - 1986

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1986)

Selection

Official Competition

Awards