FrightFest 2011 Diary: Day 1

First published by Little White Lies Diary Day 1 – Thursday, 25th August  As devotees of dread gather once again in the Empire for FrightFest, now celebrating its twelfth year of gory glory, the construction work still going on outside in most of Leicester Square serves as a model for the state of horror. For…

Pomegranates

The Colour of Pomegranates (Sayat Nova) (1968)

The Colour of Pomegranates (Sayat Nova) first published by Little White Lies “Dear viewer, don’t seek in this film the biography of Sayat Nova, the great Armenian poet of the eighteenth century,” states the text introduction to the Russian version of Sergei Paradjanov’s Sayat Nova, retitled The Colour of Pomegranates and re-edited (by Russian director Sergei Yutkevich) so that…