Posts Tagged: Sergei Parajanov

Socialist Surrealism

Parajanov was outspoken in his criticism of Soviet cinema. He spoke of “kilometres of wasted film” and a “total devaluation of qualities in the cinematic arts”, describing Soviet films of the time (including his own) as “cardiograms of fear”.

Socialist Surrealism

Parajanov was outspoken in his criticism of Soviet cinema. He spoke of “kilometres of wasted film” and a “total devaluation of qualities in the cinematic arts”, describing Soviet films of the time (including his own) as “cardiograms of fear”.