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Red River (BFI Modern Classics / BFI Film Classics)

3.43 of 5 stars 3.43  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  1 review
This study explores the thematic complexity of Red River, as well as its historical resonances and its place in film history. The author focuses on the actors' contribution to the movie and on Red River's relationship to other Howard Hawks movie classics.
Paperback, 72 pages
Published February 26th 2001 by British Film Institute (first published February 26th 2000)
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Pedantic and over-filled with academic jargon that does little or nothing to illuminate the film to anyone outside the academia that thrives by writing this kind of stuff. It's hard to be bored by a 70-page book on a favorite great film, but I managed it with this one.
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