The Color of Pomegranates ★★★★

"In this healthy and beautiful life, only I have been made to suffer."

Literally poetic cinema, in that it's made up of loosely connected images interspersed with some of Sayat-Nova's poetry. The best part about the whole film is the amazing imagery that looks like a cross between Jodorowsky and Tarkovsky. I also love that a film of such artistic beauty is so widely available (although I watched it on FilmStruck it's also on YouTube) and comes from a place with less than 70 films in the LB database, after this though I really want to get more into Armenian cinema, especially if they're all as impressive as this.

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