living in Mexico, I am not really familiar with Indian films (although I have
seen some). I would love it if you could elaborate a little on your argument:
in what sense is there an Indian influence in this film (I acknowledge we are
talking about style, not contents)?
Donald Larsson wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Mar 1999 15:00:10 -0800 "Edward R. O'Neill"
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> > Are the accusations against the current film
> > _Elizabeth_--that the style derives from MTV--really
> > common? Can anyone refer me to an example in print?
> As others have noted, "MTV style" is a lazy description of anything
> that employs quick edits (oh, yes, and chicks and fire, as Beavis would
> note). But ELIZABETH's style probably owes as much or more to Indian
> film influences (especially given that the director is Indian himself).
> (And I rather wonder that the Catholic Church hasn't bridled more at
> the portrayal of Bloody Mary and the Pope himself!)
> Don Larsson
> Donald Larsson
> Minnesota State U, Mankato
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