RE: RARA-AVIS: Coup de Torchon etc. and French films

Juri Nummelin (
Wed, 17 Nov 1999 19:10:23 +0200 (EET)

On Mon, 15 Nov 1999, Martha Fischer wrote:

> i've actually just been researching the new wave for a film class i teach.
> according to a text book i read last night, made in USA is ostensibly a
> remake of howard hawks' the big sleep, with anna karina in the bogart role.
> however, the film is actually a mass of self-reference, and the plot is
> negligible at best.

This one I haven't heard. Haven't seen the film, but I believe it's one of Godard's more annoying films. But I still maintain that the film is based on Stark's "The Jugger".


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