Stalker

Stalker

Watched on the 2017 Criterion Blu-ray- a wonderful remaster, almost infinitely better than the transfer I originally watched on YouTube 2 years ago.

Still as hypnotically enigmatic on a second watch, maybe even more so. With a stronger background in film in general, I can appreciate much more what Tarkovsky is doing here. It took a while for me to be finally lured into the film's trance, but once I did, I was absolutely transfixed.

I forgot how stunning that last shot is- truly one of the best final shots in cinema.

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