Re: RARA-AVIS: Noir Sci-fi

From: Bruce Grossman (
Date: 26 Oct 2007

Yeah it was definitely the only way to make that film. Also the book is more autobiographical then noir. Since at the time Dick was living on some drug fueled commune.

On Oct 26, 2007, at 10:44 AM, wrote:

> By the way, there's also a pretty recent movie (and tie in graphic
> novel) of A Scanner Darkly. I certainly wouldn't watch it before
> reading the book, but it's worth seeing afterwards. I'm not saying the
> book is great, in fact I'm guessing parts of it would not have made
> sense if I hadn't recently reread the novel, but it is interesting the
> see how Linklater captured the druggy vision of the characters (and
> author) through his odd rotoscopish animation.
> Mark

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