Andrei Tarkovsky on...
Solaris, Lem, Fellini, and Polanski
The following is a transcript of a tape-recorded interview
with Andrei Tarkovsky, conducted by Tonino Guerra.
Reference: "Panorama," no. 676, April 3, 1979, pages 160-161, 164, 166, 169-170.
The piece was translated from Italian into English exclusively for
Nostalghia.com by David Stringari of Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.A.
I didn't erase the rest, but it somehow became more muted than the things that interested me most.
What is the central idea of your film?
What is central is the inner problem, which preoccupied me and