<<The literary closet being what it is, perhaps one
should create a special category for tales by queer authors
where central female characters fall prey to nefarious (if
I am reminded of Robin Maugham's _The Servant_, brilliantly
adapted by Harold Pinter and put on screen by Joseph
-- with Dirk Bogarde at his best (well, after he hit his stride he was always at his best). Not to be missed.
It's sort of noir. Not, it's dark noir, baroque noir.
We should probably talk more about Losey. He had a genuinely
noir sensibility. Even in Don Giovanni, of course in Don
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