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Stalker (1979)  link to Stalker on IMDb  

Number: 1215

poster Stalker

IMDb Rating:
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Country: Soviet Union, 161 minutes

Spoken Languages: Russian

Genre(s): Drama, Sci-Fi

Director(s): Andrei Tarkovsky


In a small, unnamed country there is an area called the Zone. It is apparently inhabited by aliens and contains the Room, where in it is believed wishes are granted. The government has declared The Zone a no-go area and have sealed off the area with barbed wire and border guards. However, this has not stopped people from attempting to enter the Zone. We follow one such party, made up of a writer, who wants to use the experience as inspiration for his writing, and a professor, who wants to research the Zone for scientific purposes. Their guide is a man to whom the Zone is everything, the Stalker.


photo Alisa Freyndlikh Alisa Freyndlikh Zhena Stalkera
photo Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy Stalker
photo Anatoliy Solonitsyn Anatoliy Solonitsyn Pisatel
photo Nikolay Grinko Nikolay Grinko Professor
photo Faime Jurno Faime Jurno Sobesednitsa Pisatelya

Medium: Bluray,

Comments: Criterion Collection;UPC715515200912;;Criterion Collection - Spine #888;

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.37:1 (Academy ratio)