Dreams

Posted By bwatchman / Tarkovsky / Cinema, Tarkovsky / 18 Comments

“When I dream of the log walls and dark pantry,
I sense that it’s only a dream.

Then my joy is clouded,
for I know I’ll wake up.

Sometimes something happens
and I stop dreaming of the house and the pines…

Then I grieve…
and wait for the dream that will make me a child again,
and I’ll be happy knowing that all still lies ahead,
and nothing is impossible.”

(screenshot and quote from “The Mirror” by Andrei Tarkovsky)

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