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Offret [videorecording] = Sacrifice / the Swedish Film Institute presents ; written and directed by Andrei Tarkovsky ; produced by Anna-Lena Wibom.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 5903-5904 Disc 1 37684001079894 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Library Reserve Desk DVD 5903-5904 Disc 2 37684001079895 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Remastered ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Kino Lorber, c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LENG-321 (Coroniti).
Videodisc release of the 1986 motion picture and 1988 documentary film.
Main feature presented in widescreen format, documentary presented in standard format.
Bonus DVD includes: a documentary "Directed by Andrej Tarkovskij" (English title: Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky ; 1988 ; 97 min.) produced by Lisbet Gabrielsson, written and directed by M. Leszczyłowski ; photo galleries.
Formatted Contents Note:
[Disc 1]. The sacrifice -- [Disc 2]. Directed by Andrej Tarkovskij / the Swedish Film Institute presents ; idea and manuscript by Michał Leszczyłowski ; directed by M. Leszczyłowski ; camera, Arne Carlsson ; editors, M. Leszczyłowski and Lasse Summanen ; sound, Lars Ulander ; mixing, Owe Svensson ; produced by Lisbet Gabrielsson (97 min. ; col and b&w ; 1988) ; photo galleries.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Sven Nykvist ; editing, Andrei Tarkovsky, Michał Leszczyłowski.
Participant or Performer Note:
Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún S. Gísladóttir, Sven Wollter, Valérie Mairesse.
Summary, etc.:
Offret: Alexander's birthday party is interrupted by news that World War III has begun and mankind is hours away from annihilation. To avoid war, Alexander promises to God that he'll sacrifice all he has, even his son.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital 2.0 mono.; widescreen (feature: 1.66:1) and full-frame (documentary: 1.33:1).
Language Note:
Swedish dialogue, with optional English subtitles (feature), Russian and Swedish dialogue, with optional English subtitles (documentary).
Awards Note:
Winner of the 1986 special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
Subject: Self-sacrifice > Drama.
Grandfathers > Drama.
Families > Sweden > Drama.
World War III > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Documentary films.

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