Widely regarded as Tarkovsky's finest film Andrei Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th Century Russian history a period marked by endless fighting between rival Princes and Tatar invasions. Made on an epic scale it does not flinch from portraying the savagery of the time from which almost inexplicably the serenity of Rublev's art arose. The great set-pieces - the sack of Vladimir the casting of the bell the pagan ceremonies of St.
Klavdia Vavilova a Red Army cavalry commissar is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is softened somewhat by the experience of family life.
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