Video Essay Catalog No. 230 by Kevin B. Lee. Originally published March 17 2014 on Fandor Keyframe. Full description: fandor.com/keyframe/andrei-tarkovskys-cinematic-candles
The nine minute shot in NOSTALGHIA of a man carrying a candle is perhaps the most famous shot in all of Andrei Tarkovsky's films. What if we saw each of the 123 shots in the movie as a candle flickering with cinematic life... until it goes out? A video by Kevin B. Lee.