SITA SINGS THE BLUES (Nina Paley, 2008)

Enmeshing in a postmodernist form shards of the earliest Sanskrit epic poem, Valmikiā€™s The Ramayana, whose story takes place, now, some 7,000 years ago, Sita Sings the Blues is a complicated film that nevertheless feigns an air of the primitive. In truth, it bombards the viewer with aural and visual overloads that keep it busy-busy. […]