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The initial budget was 1.6 million Rubles, but it was cut several times to one million Rubles (In comparison, Sergei Bondarchuk's War and Peace had a budget of eight and half million Rubles). As a result of the budget restrictions several scenes from the script were cut, including an opening scene showing the Battle of Kulikovo.
As Epiphanius said in "The Life of Saint Sergeius," "Simplicity, without gaudiness." That is what this is. It's sacred... Simplicity, without gaudiness - you can't say it better.
Feofan Grek: I see you are a wise man.
Kirill: If so, is that a good thing? If one is ...
Feofan Grek: In...
In the final scene, set in 1424, Rublev vows to paint an icon of the Trinity. This icon was executed in 1410, 14 years earlier.
When released in the UK, the sight of a horse falling off a staircase was cut from this title.
Russian, Italian, Tatar
$11,537 15 September 2002
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