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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Algitya's rating of the film The Song of the Scarlet Flower

    The pure yet straightforward metaphor that we rarely see today..

  2. José Neves's rating of the film The Song of the Scarlet Flower

    A film that begins as Dovzhenko's "Earth" and ends as Dreyer's "Två människor", passing by the absolute belief in the endless cinematic possibilities of an art in changing- from silent to sound, using the full capabilities of both - and that , like Barnet, reinvents language to find its crystal clear and unprecedented fruition, like a birth of cinema, as if its language finally acquired completeness.

  3. εξώτερο Διάστημα's rating of the film The Song of the Scarlet Flower

    Come think of it, for centuries vermillion was the main pigment of the sealing wax, providing a purified, one-finger-away deflowering temptation for the use of a lofty literate minority. That made the nuptial ceremony resemble from afar a rite of dispatching, from one keeper to another, of litterae clausae shaped as a woman – granting a right inside an untampered letter that only the recipient could benefit from