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March 1995, Week 2


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Yves Lever <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 9 Mar 1995 15:26:27 CST
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> >> The consciousness  of cinema in Europe is light years ahead of that in the
>  USA.
> >> The Brits, the Scots, the Irish, the Welsh, the French, the Italinas, the
> >> Greeks, the Czechs, the Poles, the Spaniards, the Portuguese, the Belgians,
> >> tghe Dutch, the Swiss, the Swedes, the Nowegians, the Finns, the Danes, the
> >> Luxembourgois,the Austrians, the Germans, the former Yugoslavians, the
> >> Bulgarians,the Cypriots, the Hungarians (am I missing someone? The
> >> Albanians perhaps? the Maltese? The Slovaks? or the Turks of Ankara and
> >> Constantinople)
> >> ....are very strong (at least in circles equivalent to ours) in American
> >> cinema, while we are near-zero on non-American cinemas.
> >>
> >> In Madrid, London, Paris, Barcelona, Geneva, Athens, Brussels, etc.
> >> (speaking from first-hand knowledge) there is a wealth of films from around
> >> the world.
In Montreal, and Toronto, and VAncouver also, good films are made every
year... I invite my fellows Canadians to discuss them...
A suggestion: for us, the non-American, could the correspondant identify
the city from which they write. The indication YYY university or ZZZ
college are not enough...
Yves Lever, Montreal