Film reviews in 22 sentences (or less)
Today: The Steamroller and the Violin
„All they needed was a friend… .“
(The Two Cineasts)
Hi everybody, oh man, it's hard to believe, that this short film is actually supposed to be Andrei Tarkovsky's thesis, many other directors could consider themselves lucky to create a comparable work only once in their career. An incredibly beautiful film, in which many topics can be recognized that play a central role in his later works. Water, reflections, aesthetic camera angles, light and shadow, he uses all of it, in this really touching film, in a masterly and light manner.
The film is a little reminiscent of The Red Balloon, which was released five years earlier…