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The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

A Feature film by Andrei Tarkovski

Produced by Argos Films

Release in France : 14/05/1986

    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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    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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    International releases (8)

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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