In this column I will cover movies that are little-known among most modern gamers, but which are still relevant today and will likely never lose their relevance.
Let's start with a brilliant film by Andrei Tarkovsky, which had a great influence on world cinema.
It's a film that, from the moment I saw it, became my favorite. It has a simple yet deep plot, phenomenal acting and a bright and intimate message. Everyone may understand it in his own way - Stalker is a symbolic work, but it will not leave anyone indifferent. Don't wait for bloodsuckers and snorks - this film has nothing to do with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game. You will not find any action there, nor will you find any colorful special effects. But the film is shot so beautifully that all bright colors of Transformers looks like a smear of an overgrown child in comparison with strict and clear lines of a picture by a real artist. Yes, the movie is long. Yes, it's got a lot of talk. Yes, it has people going somewhere and saying something. But where they go and how they go is the most important part of the film, along with its visuals, where every frame is a symbol.
Be sure to see this film - it's priceless.
The film has several interpretations of the plot, for example:
The first and most boring. Spoilers! Everything in the film - the Zone, the Writer, the Professor and the Stalker - symbolize nothing. The Zone is just an extraordinary place, and the people who got there changed because of the rethinking of their lives, which happened due to their conversations in the Zone.
The second, and a rather entertaining one. Spoilers! The Zone symbolizes the path to God, and Stalker is faith, which leads the logical (Professor) and sensual (Writer) parts of human consciousness. And faith overcomes both logic and feelings by its powerlessness, by its openness.
Third and not yet written.Suggest options. I myself will think for the time being and, perhaps, I will post my interpretation of the plot.
script: Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Andrei Tarkovsky
film director: Alexandra Demidova, Willy Geller
cameraman: Alexander Knyazhinsky, Georgy Rerberg, Leonid Kalashnikov
Composer: Eduard Artemiev
Budget: 6 000 000 rubles.
Starring Alexander Kaidanovsky, Alisa Freindlikh, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko, Natasha Abramova, Fime Yurno, E. Kostin, Raimo Randi, Vladimir Zamansky.