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And the non-musicals Oliver Twist (Roman Polanski, 2005) and Oliver Twist (David Lean, 1948)

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From: Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Linda Robinson <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, 9 March 2018 5:06:20 AM
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Subject: Re: [SCREEN-L] movies about pickpockets?

Probably nothing like what you're looking for, but there's always the
musical Oliver! (1986).

On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 9:02 AM, Fang, Karen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
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> I'm looking for movies about pickpockets (similar to Samuel Fuller's
> PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET, Robert Bresson's LE PICKPOCKET, and Jia Zhangke's
> XIAO WU).
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> I'll be considering these films in conjunction with a thread of Hong Kong
> movies on the same topic, as well as COLD EYES (a Korean remake of a Hong
> Kong movie that quotes Fuller), but would be grateful for titles and
> suggestions to other movies about pickpockets within world film.
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> Feel free to reply off off-list.
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> Thanks in advance for any leads!
>
> Karen Fang
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> Karen Fang http://uh.academia.edu/KarenFang<http://uh.academia.edu/KarenFang>
> Professor
> Department of English
> University of Houston @KfangKaren
>
> author of _Arresting Cinema: Surveillance in Hong Kong Film_ Stanford
> University Press, 2017 http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=26756<http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=26756>
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