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The Manchurian Candidate (BFI Modern Classics / BFI Film Classics)

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As Greil Marcus reconstructs the drama, "The Manchurian Candidate" is a movie in which the director and actors were suddenly capable of anything, beyond any expectations.This bookshows how the film has burrowed into American culture. ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 26th 2002 by British Film Institute (first published September 2nd 2002)
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Read for class; interesting analysis of the classic film The Manchurian Candidate. Left wanting more from what is essentially a booklet.
Having lots of fun reading the books that inspired classic films. Much richer than a rich movie.
Interesting in terms of storyline and as a glimpse back into the cold-war mindset.
Great pulp!
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Greil Marcus is the author of Mystery Train (1975), Lipstick Traces (1989), The Shape of Things to Come (2006), When that Rough God Goes Riding and Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus (both 2010), and other books. With Werner Sollors he is the editor of A New Literary History of America (2009). In recent years he has taught at Berkeley, Princeton, Minnesota, NYU, and the New School in New York. He lives in ...more
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