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The sacrifice / The Swedish Film Institute presents ; written and directed by Andrei Tarkovsky ; producer: Anna-Lena Wibom.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) FOR SAC (Text) 30032001741211 BLU-RAY FOREIGN Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Remastered ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Distributed by Kino Lorber, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
Bonus features: documentary "Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky"; trailers; galleries.
Formatted Contents Note:
[Disc 1]. The Sacrifice -- [Disc 2.] Bonus features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Andrei Tarkovsky, Michal Leszczylowski.
Participant or Performer Note:
Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall.
Summary, etc.:
Alexander's birthday party is interrupted by news that World War III has begun and mankind is hours away from annihilation. To avoid war, Alexander promises to God that he'll sacrifice all he has, even his son.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray ; anamorphic widescreen presentation (1.66:1) (feature film), full screen presentation (1.33:1) (bonus documentary) ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language Note:
Swedish dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Swedish language materials.
Feature films > Films for Swedish speakers.
Self-sacrifice > Drama.
Grandfathers > Drama.
Families > Sweden > Drama.
World War III > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Feature films Sweden.
Motion pictures, Swedish.
Foreign films.
Foreign films > Sweden.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
DVD-Video discs.

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