It's hard to believe that a detail in a Tarkovsky film is arbitrary.

In The Sacrifice (Offret), there is a scene at the 2:00:00 mark, where the main character is sitting at a table facing the camera. On the right hand side there are 3 bottles and there is a small portrait of a man on the left hand side:

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Who is the man in the photograph and why is this important? Why was this photograph included?

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    Not knowing anything about the movie, why does the picture look like Hitler? Commented May 27, 2014 at 21:34


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