An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev (Anatoli Solonitsyn). Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses a brutal battle and unintentionally becomes involved, he takes a vow of silence and spends time away from his work. As he begins to ease his troubled soul, he takes steps towards becoming a painter once again.
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Writer: Andrei Konchalovsky and Andrei Tarkovsky
Producer: Tamara Ogorodnikova
Cast: Anatoli Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolai Grinko, Nikolai Sergeyev, Irma Raouch, Nikolay Burlyaev and Youn Nasarov