Stalker (1979)

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Director

Andrei Tarkovsky

Cast

Aleksandr Kajdanovsky as Stalker

Alisa Freyndlikh as Zhena Stalkera

Nikolay Grinko as Professor

Anatoliy Solonitsyn as Pisatel

Natalya Abramova as Marta

Faime Juro as Sobesednitsa Pisatelya

E. Kostin as Lyuger

Raymo Rendi as Patrulnyy Politseyskiy

Writers

Arkadiy Strugatskiy (novel and screenplay)

Boris Strugatskiy (novel and screenplay)

Andrei Tarkovsky (screenplay)

Arseniy Tarkovskiy (poems)


Summary

The film tells the story of an expedition led by a figure known as the Stalker, who takes his two clients; a melancholic writer seeking inspiration, and a professor seeking scientific discovery, to a mysterious restricted site known simply as the Zone, where there exists a room which grants a person's innermost desires.

Genre

Drama, Sci-Fi

Released

May 25, 1979

Runtime

2hrs 42min

MPAA

Not Rated

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