[Marxism] Three films of note

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Mar 11 16:48:24 MDT 2012


On 3/11/12 6:29 PM, Daniel Lindvall wrote:
>
> I agree with your appreciation of A Separation and This is not a Film
> (the final scene of this minimalist documentary - in the elevator with
> the janitor - is so perfect I wonder if it was at least a bit
> scripted...). BUT, I must totally disagree about In a Better World. I
> found it racist and 'classist', the former completely in line with
> Bier's and her steady scriptwriter Jensen's other work. I wrote about it
> in this piece at the time of the Oscar:
> http://www.counterpunch.org/2011/02/28/kipling-goes-to-the-oscars/


I had the same reaction to you on the Sudan scenes but much of the rest 
hit home with me. I nearly used a knife on a bully myself when I was 
Christian's age.






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