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December 2001, Week 3


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John Dougill <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 22 Dec 2001 11:07:16 -0800
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on 01.12.21 9:32 AM, Donald Larsson at [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Gloria Monti requests:
>> I am putting together a syllabus for International Cinema
>> (1930-1960).  On the first day of school I would like to show an
>> international film (made after the 1950s) that chronicles these three
>> decades.  Any suggestions?  Thank you.
> Any particular country/region?  A few come to mind:
> China:          TO LIVE (Zhang Yimou)
> China:          FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE (Chen Kaige)
> China (but "international" in production):      THE LAST EMPEROR
> Japan:          INSECT WOMAN (Shohei Imamura)
> Hungary:        SUNSHINE (Istvan Szabo)
> Cuba:           LUCIA (Humberto Solas)
> Russia:         THE INNER CIRCLE (Andrei Konchalovsky)
> Also, not quite as "international," but of interest:
> THE GODFATHER (Parts 1 and 2)
And you could add England - Remains of the Day
to Don Larsson's useful list

(frame story set in 1950s, main story in the 1930s, and depicting the end of
an era and transition to American/modern values)

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