Re: RE : RARA-AVIS: Great crime film

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 19 Feb 2008

--- wrote:

> One thing (of many, great film) that struck me is
> how its story, even
> presentation, overlap a number of genre films
> (particularly
> blaxploitation and The Harder They Come), but use it
> to such a
> distinctive, individual end. I'm not big on the
> idea of "transcending
> genre," but this film is a great example of how
> genre and high art can
> co-exist.
Just to be clear, is that in reference to City of God?


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