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Andrei Tarkovsky - Quotes

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An artist never works under ideal conditions. If they existed, his work wouldn't exist, for the artist doesn't live in a vacuum. Some sort of pressure must exist. The artist exists because the world is not perfect. Art would be useless if the world were perfect, as man wouldn't look for harmony but would simply live in it. ---->>>

The only condition of fighting for the right to create is faith in your own vocation, readiness to serve, and refusal to compromise. ---->>>

The director's task is to recreate life, its movement, its contradictions, its dynamic and conflicts. It is his duty to reveal every iota of the truth he has seen, even if not everyone finds that truth acceptable. ---->>>

My purpose is to make films that will help people to live, even if they sometimes cause unhappiness. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Russian
Born: 04-04, 1932
Birthplace: Zavrazhye, Yuryevetsky District, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Die: 12-29, 1986
Occupation: Director
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Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky (Russian: Андре́й Арсе́ньевич Тарко́вский; IPA: [ɐnˈdrʲej ɐrˈsʲenʲjɪtɕ tɐrˈkofskʲɪj]; 4 April 1932 – 29 December 1986) was a Soviet filmmaker, writer, film editor, film theorist, theatre and opera director. Tarkovsky's films include Ivan's Childhood (1962), Andrei Rublev (1966), Solaris (1972), Mirror (1975), and Stalker (1979) (wikipedia)