Films byTexts by 1941
screening
Preston Sturges, 1941
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 19:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF
FILM
Preston Sturges, 1941, 90’

Sullivan: I want this picture to be a... document. I want to hold a mirror up to life. I want this to be a picture of dignity... a true canvas of the suffering of humanity.

LeBrand: But with a little sex in it.

screening
Preston Sturges, 1941
Sun 8 Jul 2018, 15:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF
FILM
Preston Sturges, 1941, 94’

“Once long ago, as a teenage cinephile, I found myself sitting in front of Sturges’ The Lady Eve (1941). I had been told it was a masterpiece but, as is the case with every cinephile, I needed to be personally convinced of its greatness – so I waited for the epiphany to arrive.