Keith Harris

Directed by Sergei Parajanov, this 1968 Soviet film translates the biography of the martyred Armenian poet Sayat-Nova into a series of vivid, often static, and (to non-Armenians) all but incomprehensible images. Parajanov's use of traditional Armenian religious iconography was out of step with the U.S.S.R.'s commitment to socialist realism, and The Color of Pomegranates was a major reason reason that Parajanov landed in the gulag for four years. The film's trippy effects were a clear influence on Animal Collective's "visual album" ODDSAC.


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