Director: Roger Vadim; Cinematography: Claude Renoir; Music: Jean Prodromidès
….finally filling an unfortunate gap in my education. Les Gommes, his first novel, is a longtime favorite (it’s not recommended as erotica). Check out the gorgeous promo video:
Hentai Cop over at Letterboxd has generously posted a list of films mentioned in Amos Vogel’s Film as Subversive Art. Letterboxd lists are great for geeking out (I’m at disappointing 21% viewed) and better as a bookmarked reminders of films that still need tracking down.
Few books—one other, Denis Gifford’s A Pictorial History of Horror Movies—feel as central to my sense of a canon. Thumbing through it was as close as I thought I’d get to seeing most of what he writes about. I still get a warm jolt when an image on the screen matches up to one of the stills I pored over.