Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V3 #630

Date: 12 Mar 2001

> Roger once told Charles that Cockfighter was the only movie he'd
> ever lost
> money on, and while in a perverse way I'd like to think that's
> true, I wonder
> about distribution in cockfighting-intensive countries, and video
> rights.

Maybe the film has now brought back the money that was invested in it. Someone should ask Corman.

> Believe it was re-released here in the Great Satan

Great Satan? I'm sorry, but I don't get you. What is the Great Satan? The Great Britain?

> Once the book was published Charles quickly grew tired of being
> interviewed
> about the ethics of cockfighting. That wasn't what the book was
> about. But it
> sure was the focus of the movie.

Two questions: who published the book? are there any other cockfighting movies? I have seen one, a French one, but I don't remember its name. A boring film, that one.


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