The movie tells us about not easy journey of monk Andrei Rublev (the greatest medieval Russian painter of Orthodox icons and frescoes) during not easy time in Russia. But that is not historical movie the movie is just loosely based on the life of real Andrei Rublev.
The movie Andrei Rublev is widely regarded as a masterpiece and one of Tarkovsky’s best works. “Andrei Rublev” belongs 100 the world best movies. But the movie is hard to watch and it has violent scenes.
I highly recommend you to watch this documentary video about “Andrei Rublev: The Passion According to Andrei” Tarkovsky’s. I think it will help to understand it:
1969 Cannes Film Festival – FIPRESCI Prize
1971 French Syndicate of Cinema Critics – Critics Award(Best Foreign Film)
1973 Jussi Awards – Jussi (Foreign Film)
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