The peril of being precious

Document author(s):
Vincent Canby
Document source:
New York Times
Document language:
Document type:
Number of pages:
Source pagination:
1, 15
Related films:
  • Stalker — Tarkovsky, Andrei — Germany; Soviet Union — 1979
Film country(ies):
Germany and Soviet Union
Film language(s):
Film production company:
Gambaroff-Chemier Interallianz and Moskovskaia kinostudiia "Mosfilm"
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Feature, Mystery, and Science fiction
Film subject(s):
  • Parapsychology -- Drama
  • Strugatskiï, Arkadiï Natanovich. Roadside picnic -- Film and video adaptations
  • Wishes -- Drama

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