Watch Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker For Free Online

Stalker is an astounding film that you simply must see.

Stalker (Ста́лкер) is a 1979 science fiction film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. The screenplay was written by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, adapting their influential 1972 novel Roadside Picnic. The book and film also inspired the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. video games. The work’s influence on the Putin regime in Russia cannot be overstated, in particular during the time Vladislav Surkov was one of his chief advisors.

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Stalker has also long been available on DVD and there is an excellent Criterion edition.

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Latest update January 9, 2023