Who is Who
Selections from the editor's notes to the Polish edition of Martyrolog,
ed. and trans. by Seweryn Kusmierczyk.
director of a film distribution
company in Frankfurt.
Pio de Berti —
the editor who prepared AT's books for publication at Ullstein Verlag.
Charles-Henri de Brantes
translator, director of
Enrico Berlinguer —
lawyer and agent, at the time representing
Marcello Mastroianni and Theo Angelopoulos among others.
Carlo di Carlo
Italian film critic and director.
An assistant of P. P. Pasolini and M. Jancsó, worked with M. Antonioni.
film editor. Provided significant
contribution to final editing of The Sacrifice.
Italian film producer.
? Formigoni —
Sergio Gambarov (d. 1989)
a West Berlin distributor
specialising in Russian films, a traditional Sovexportfilm partner.
Marina Arsenevna Gordon (née Tarkovskaya)
Feliks Kuznetsov —
Olga Igorevna Kizilova
Tarkovsky's stepdaughter. She played
the Narrator's girlfriend in The Mirror (her hand illuminated by
the fire) as well as Gibarian's "guest" in Solaris.
Jure Lina —
"Lalka" —> Olga Igorevna Kizilova
"Lora" —> Lora Yablochkina
Russian writer. After his works
were banned in the USSR, he emigrated in 1974. Editor and founder of the magazine
Goskino deputy chairman.
an employee of Sovexportfilm in Rome.
? Nekrasov —
a private detective working for Tarkovsky.
Tamara Georgiyevna Ogorodnikova
production manager for Andrei Rublov. AT considered her his "talisman" and photographed
her in Rublov, Solaris, and Mirror.
"Ola", "Olga" —> Olga Igorevna Kizilova
owner of the San Gregorio house.
Estonian director, at the time the
artistic director of Tallinn Film.
Gian Luigi Rondi
Italian film critic, published in Il Tempo.
Francesco Rosi (b. 1922)
Italian film director,
realised Hands Over City (Italy 1963),
Lucky Luciano (Italy–France 1974), Illustrious Corpses (Italy–France 1976),
Christ Stopped at Eboli (Italy–France 1979).
A charming lady.
A charming man.
Olga Yevgenevna Surkova
Russian film critic. Yevgeny
Surkov's daughter. Moved to Holland at the time of Tarkovsky's move
Yevgeny Danilovich Surkov (1915–1988)
Russian theatre critic, artistic director of Goskino, later editor-in-chief of the monthly
Nikolai Sidelnikov (1930–1992)
lecturer in musical composition at the Moscow Conservatory.
cultural attaché of the
Soviet embassy in Rome.
Nikolai Sizov —
"Senka" —> Arseny Andreievich Tarkovsky
Larissa Pavlovna Tarkovskaya (née Yegorkina)
AT's second wife. They met in 1963 during the preparations for Rublov.
Maria Ivanovna Tarkovskaya (née Vishnyakova) (1907–1979)
Irma Tarkovskaya (née Rausch)
AT's first wife, played Mother in
Ivan's Childhood and Mad Girl in Rublov.
Andrei Andreievich Tarkovsky
Larissa and AT.
"Tyapa", "Tyapus" —> Andrei Andreievich Tarkovsky
Arseny Andreievich Tarkovsky
Irma Rausch and AT.
Arseny Alexandrovich Tarkovsky (1907–1989)
Russian poet and translator. Was able to publish his poems only after 1962. He reads his
poems in Mirror.
Italian film producer, production
manager for Tempo di viaggio.
Italian set designer living in Austria.
Oleg Vidov —
Russian writer, lives in Germany.
Polish film director (Ashes and
Diamonds, Kanal, Man of Marble).
an official at the cultural
division of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The chairman of Goskino
Anna Semyonovna Yegorkina (née Anakin)
Larissa Tarkovskaya's mother.
Lora (Eleonora) Yablochkina
Tonino Guerra's Russian wife.
translator, AT's friend.
Polish film director.
A secretary and a member of the USSR Communist Party Central Committee.