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Capitalist Henry Clay Madison is unmoved by the specter of a child laborer in John H. Collins’s Children of Eve (1915).
Jean Cocteau, director: La Belle et la Bête (1946)
In an afterword to the 25th anniversary edition of Portnoy’s Complaint, Philip Roth tells a story about the first lines of his novels. When he was living in Chicago in the late 1950’s, he says, he once went to a … Continue reading
René Laloux, director: La Planète sauvage (1973). Released as Fantastic Planet in the USA. (In French, “sauvage” means “wild” in the sense of “untamed.” Wildflowers are fleurs sauvages, for example.)
Steve Sekely, director: The Day of the Triffids (1962)