"Tarkovsky for me is the greatest [director], the one who invented a new language, true to the nature of film, as it captures life as a reflection, life as a dream." Ingmar Bergman

I learn something new everyday. If I'm lucky two! But today, I learned a bit more about the vast world of filmmakers: a topic that could never be completely covered. A friend of mine sent me an email containing the link to one of director Andrei Tarkovsky's movie clips set to the music of Arvo Part. Tarkovsky is from Russia and and Arvo is a composer from Estonia. I'm trying to figure out if they ever actually met. I have never heard of either of them. The clip is beautiful, both visually and musically and I suppose the best thing to do would be to rent one of them sometime and see what an entire movie of his is like, to see if the image is still as stunning without the minimalistic compositions of Arvo as the soundtrack. I have a feeling as separate entities these will still be interesting artists to experience. I kinda doubt that Blockbuster has anything by Tarkovsky. Call it a hunch. Mainly because I've never seen a "Metaphysical" section in one of their stores. For now Youtube clips must suffice. I'm thankful for them, don't get me wrong, but sometimes it's merely just a window into all the things I don't know, and maybe never will. I am starting to detest my steady diet of these clips, passed down to me from friends or sought out during a bout of insomnia - clips, snippets, chunks, parts, pieces, slices, slivers, broken pieces of glass from a mirror - you can never really get the full picture can you?