“One shot, early summer in Mendocino. Song, All my life by Ella Fitzgerald with Teddy Wilson and his orchestra.”1
“Jancsó is a genius. Until him, Hungarian film was just a petit-bourgeois, kitschy, stupid industry. It didn't matter if somebody was able to do a little bit better, a little more artistically: the mentality of the filmmakers was always the same; they accepted the order.
“Gillo Pontecorvo’s 1966 The Battle of Algiers [commemorates] the popular uprising that had succeeded in ousting the French from Algeria in July 1962.