Tuesday, July 21, 2009

24 Words Per Film (#53)

Using Rowlands as his surrogate generally delimited Cassavetes’ mysogyny. Chinese Bookie has no Rowlands, no female p.o.v., much fragmentation/objectification of the female body.

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976/1978); written/directed by John Cassavetes; starring Ben Gazzara, with Timothy Carey and Seymour Cassel.

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