RARA-AVIS: Re: French

Bill Hagen (billha@ionet.net)
Sat, 20 Nov 1999 00:32:02 -0600 (CST)

I've followed with interest the various comments on French films, espec. those on Godard. Seems to me one of his darkest and best films--perhaps
"in category" enough for HB/noir fans--is one that, as far as I know, is NOT based on a category novel. "Weekend" begins with fine scenes of French road rage (before it was called that), wrecks that send the focal characters off on a violent cross-country jaunt to the point where they meet hippie guerrillas who, um, live off passing tourists. If you like the twist at the end of the Thompson's The Getaway, ...

Bill Hagen

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