A Picture of Then and Now: Risto Jarva’s Time of Roses (1969)

By Jeremy Carr. A seemingly intact image is a big lie”— This assertively obstruse line comes at the beginning of Time of Roses (Ruusujen Aika), which is itself, particularly at the beginning, a rather obstruse film. But as the picture progresses, the ostensibly elliptical declaration becomes central to what emerges […]