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Sticking exactly to every fact and chronology tends to weaken something

By February 12, 2019 April 25th, 2019 No Comments

“Sticking exactly to every fact and chronology tends to weaken something,” says director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ‘Citizen Kane’ would be a lesser film if it were called ‘Citizen Hearst.” Never Look Away (Werk ohne Autor), about an artist with a more than passing resemblance to Gerhard Richter, has just been nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film.  (The New Yorker, 1/21/19)

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