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Tale of Tales (1979) (Skazka skazok) (1979)

Directed by


Starring
Aleksandr Kalyagin Aleksandr Kalyagin
Little Grey Wolf


Written by
Yuriy Norshteyn Yuriy Norshteyn
(as Yu. Norshteyn)


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Description: Tale of Tales, like Tarkovsky's Mirror, attempts to structure itself like a human memory. Memories are not recalled in neat chronological order—they are recalled by the association of one with another. Any attempt to record memories on film cannot be constructed like a conventional narrative. The film is thus made up of a series of related sequences which are interspersed with each other. One of the primary themes involves war, with particular emphasis on the enormous losses the Soviet Union suffered on the Eastern Front during World War II. Several recurring characters and their interactions make up a large part of the film, ... (more)
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