Film at MAO: Stalker (PG)
Venue, Timing and Cost
Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky, USSR / Russia, 1979, 155 mins. Selected by Shezad Dawood. In the inhospitable ‘Zone’ lives Stalker, one of a gifted few capable of leading outsiders to ‘the Room’, a mythical place claimed to grant the innermost wishes of those who step inside. In a fated journey across the Zone, Stalker, a cynical writer and ambitious professor wrestle with conflicting agendas and unconscious desires, putting their lives and the future of the Room at risk.