chapter  29
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Breakthrough into the future: film music in the work of Artemyev, Schnittke and Gubaidulina in the 1980s.

The peculiarity of Stalker is its use of the minimalist principle in its choice of visual expressive means to accompany the rich and multidimensional sound elements. This allowed the filmmakers to carry out their almost imperceptible transformation of the perfectly real, everyday objective world of human civilization ('The Town') into the fantastic, conditional world ('The Zone').