Attempting to convey the cultural milieu from which Tarkovsky comes, the author of this book, a Russian film critic, had personally known Tarkovsky since the very beginning of his career. She has had access to the archives of Mosfilm Studios where the early drafts and notes on his films are kept.

Tarkovsky: Cinema as Poetry 1990, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571147090