Subscribe via RSS Feed

When Andrei Tarkovsky Took Polaroids

[ 13 ] June 23, 2013 |

Yeah, they look way more awesome and beautiful than anyone else’s Polaroids.

Share with Sociable

Comments (13)

Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed

  1. somethingblue says:

    Wow. I’m glad Tarkovsky and Antonioni weren’t the witnesses at my wedding. It would be beautiful, but I’d never be sure any of it had really happened.

    • bob mcmanus says:

      Having just watched a movie by Popogrebskiy, Russia definitely does not look like that. I am reminded of Peter Greenaway on Tarkovsky:”I have no truck with mysticism.”

      Apparently Tarkovsky shoots the mumble jumble from his eyes and covers what he sees with miasma.

  2. Random says:

    I previously had a theory that Tarkovsky had special mutant powers that enabled him to control the weather but see now that I was wrong. Apparently he just had the power to control light.

  3. Anna in PDX says:

    Thanks for enabling me to discover that website. The poetry is wonderful!

  4. Andrew says:

    I wonder what he could do with Instagram and brunch.

  5. Leeds man says:

    Beautiful indeed. And even better if viewed while listening to BWV 639!

  6. maurinsky says:

    Gorgeous. Thanks for linking this.

  7. Andrew Burday says:

    Actually, at a quick look they are more interesting than just about everyone else’s Polaroids. I’m not that partial to pictorialism myself, but that’s just me. Thanks for the link.

  8. Tyto says:

    They are beautiful, but Andre Kertesz could handle Polaroids pretty damn well, too.

  9. jon says:

    I like those polaroids more than I like his movies. Also, some of the atmospherics in some of those shots may well be the progressive action of the developer chemistry, leading to that old time, instagrammy look.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.