Watch online six films by the legendary Russian filmmaker, Andrei Tarkovsky: Ivan’s Childhood, Andrei Rublev, Solaris, The Mirror, Stalker, Nostalghia, plus Tarkovsky’s student films.
What would be your fancy dress costume of choice?
A mask of myself on my face, so people would think I am not myself but someone pretending to be me.
What do you most dislike about your appearance?
That it makes me appear the way I really am.
If you could edit your past, what would you change?
My birth. I agree with Sophocles: the greatest luck is not to have been born - but, as the joke goes on, very few people succeed in it.
What is the closest you’ve come to death?
When I had a mild heart attack. I started to hate my body: it refused to do its duty to serve me blindly.
What is the most important lesson life has taught you?
That life is a stupid, meaningless thing that has nothing to teach you.
Tell us a secret.
Communism will win.
$120 or less will get you a great setup. You’re not going to snap your deck when you first start skating unless you mean to
John Updike, Self-Consciousness (via larmoyante)