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Pier Paolo Pasolini
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2005, 07:17:58 PM »
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Re: Pier Paolo Pasolini
« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2006, 02:08:21 AM »
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So, um, I've just heard a leak of part of the new Morrissey single, in which he name-drops Italian cinema in almost every line: "Pasolini is me," "Visconti is me/Magnani you'll never be," L'Accatone, etc. The album was recorded in Rome, and that fact is all over the songs I've heard so far. For me, as a cinephile, someone of Italian heritage, and a totally unreconstructed Morrissey fan, this is the most exciting thing since My Voyage to Italy!
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Re: Pier Paolo Pasolini
« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2006, 02:56:37 AM »
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I've seen his Edipo Re (Oedipus Rex), and found it to be pretty mediocre.  Is there someone here who has also seen that film that can say whether or not it's a good representation of his other works, or if it's one of his weaker ones?

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Re: Pier Paolo Pasolini
« Reply #18 on: February 05, 2006, 03:07:13 AM »
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I've seen his Edipo Re (Oedipus Rex), and found it to be pretty mediocre.  Is there someone here who has also seen that film that can say whether or not it's a good representation of his other works, or if it's one of his weaker ones?

I haven't seen that, but I'd say you can't go wrong with Mama Roma or Teorema (or La Commare Secca, Bertolucci's first film, which I believe Pasolini scripted).
""Money doesn't come into it. It never has. I do what I do because it's all that I am." - Morrissey

"Lacan stressed more and more in his work the power and organizing principle of the symbolic, understood as the networks, social, cultural, and linguistic, into which a child is born. These precede the birth of a child, which is why Lacan can say that language is there from before the actual moment of birth. It is there in the social structures which are at play in the family and, of course, in the ideals, goals, and histories of the parents. This world of language can hardly be grasped by the newborn and yet it will act on the whole of the child's existence."

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Re: Pier Paolo Pasolini
« Reply #19 on: July 06, 2009, 12:51:26 PM »
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Salo is still shitty and I have a hard time understanding how anyone could find any artistic merit in this piece of trash. I put it up there with films like Cannibal Holocaust and the Guinea Pig movies.

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