“Socialist Revolution & Inflatable Furniture: Time of Roses (1969)”

The Gutter’s own Carol Borden watches Risto Jarva’s Time Of Roses (Finland, 1969). “Risto Jarva’s Time of Roses is a swinging 1960s and socially activist vision of the future set exactly 50 years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 2013. There is swinging lounge music, inflatable furniture, pixie cuts, A-line coats and minidresses, and crop top jackets for men. It’s more Pop Art Brave New World than 1984 in its utopia/dystopia–depending on who and where you are socially.”

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