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Mar 14, 2020

Universal, 1931: we discuss one of the greatest movies of the 30s, James Whale's WATERLOO BRIDGE, and William Wyler's Oedipal horror movie, A HOUSE DIVIDED. And in our Moviegoing in Toronto section: erotic pedagogy in Jacqueline Audry's OLIVIA (1951), Christian anarchism in Frank Capra's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (1938), and more Bresson.

Time Codes:

0h 01m 00s:          A House Divided (dir: William Wyler)

0h 29m 57s:          Waterloo Bridge (dir. James Whale)

1h 03m 17s:         

Winter cinemagoing:

Chronicle of the Years of Fire (1975; dir: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina)/  OLIVIA (1951; dir: Jacqueline Audry)/ YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU (1938; dir: Frank Capra) / LES DAMES DU BOIS DE BOULOGNE (1945), AU HASARD BALTHAZAR (1966), MOUCHETTE (1967) & PICKPOCKET (1959) – all dir: Robert Bresson.  



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