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.An idle thought.  Being John Malcovitch is actually a modern version of
Jack and the Beanstalk - the poverty-stricken interloper in the corridors of
power, the interloper in the territory of the giant - with a portal instead
of a beanstalk.

LInda Aronson

Associate Australian Film TV and Radio School
Sydney



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From: louie rayner <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 9:57 PM
Subject: Re: the postmodern subject and identity


> "THE HUMAN SUBJECT HAS BECOME A BLIP: EPHEMERAL, ELCTRONICALLY PROCESSED,
> UNREAL".
>
> The postmodern subject is, by its own definition, eclectic, a pastische
> (reworkings of old cultures and social backgrounds) and, more importantly,
> undefinable.
>
> I am currently looking for filmic depictions of the postmodern subject:
> films such as LOST HIGHWAY, BEING JOHN MALKOVICH & AMERICAN BEAUTY.
> I would value any suggestions that fit into this category.
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