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Nostalghia ★★ 1983

Russian academic Jankovsky comes to Tuscany to research the life of an 18th-century composer and meets the mysterious Josephson, who's convinced the end of the world is near. And soon the homesick Russian is in a search for himself. Filled with Christian iconography and some extraordinary images. Tarkovsky's first film outside his native Russia. Russian and Italian with subtitles; the Russian sequences are filmed in B&W. 126m/C VHS, DVD . IT Oleg (Yankovsky) Jankowsky, Erland Josephson, Domiziana Giordano, Delia Boccardo; D: Andrei Tarkovsky; W: Andrei Tarkovsky, Tonino Guerra; C: Giuseppe Lanci.