Cousin, let's go bowling! (in The Zone)
I'm not going to pretend to understand this film, or ever know what the actual motive of this film is. As a first time viewer, this film is absolutely bewildering, in absolutely the best way possible.
This film follows 3 men who enter "The Zone" to find "The Room" to fulfil their lives deepest desires. Passed that, little is given away in the story and when you think you have a grasp on what it's ACTUALLY about, it's torn away from you.
You could interpret this film in any you want, and it would still be a valid interpretation.
The pacing of this film is absolutely perfect, and in Tarkovsky's own words; The…