[ilds] Banned Books Week

Vittorio Celentano vcel at ix.netcom.com
Mon Sep 3 21:03:55 PDT 2007


Dear Pam,

I saw the movie on TV (on one of these channels: IFC, Sundance or TCM). I
still think the best movie on Jesus Christ is The Gospel according to St.
Matthew (IL Vangelo secondo Matteo) by Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Vittorio


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pamela Francis" <albigensian at hotmail.com>
To: <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 8:27 PM
Subject: Re: [ilds] Banned Books Week


> Yes--several times, and I own it, but I never got to see it in a theater,
> b/c I lived in Dallas at the time, and it ran for all of one day. You may
> want to check out Darren Middleton, ed., Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis'
> The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years On, Continuum Press, 2005, which
> has essays by Peter Bien (#1 Kazantzakis scholar), Martin Scorsese, and
yes,
> yours truly (sorry, shameless plug).
>
> As for the film: I never know what to make of the gangsta-ness of the
> disciples. If I didn't have to write a lecture on Walt Whitman tonight, I
> might watch it again to help me decide...How was the film rec'd in your
neck
> of the woods?--pamela
>
>
>
>
>
> >From: "Vittorio Celentano" <vcel at ix.netcom.com>
> >Reply-To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
> >To: <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
> >Subject: Re: [ilds] Banned Books Week
> >Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 19:48:52 -0400
> >
> >Dear Pam,
> >
> >Have you seen Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ, starring
> >Willem Dafoe and Harvey Keitel?
> >
> >Vittorio
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Pamela Francis" <albigensian at hotmail.com>
> >To: <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
> >Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 7:17 PM
> >Subject: [ilds] Banned Books Week
> >
> >
> > > Hey folks--just a reminder that Sept. 22-29 is Banned Books Week (at
> >least
> > > in the US--is it in Canada and Australia and Greece too?) Anyway, at
> >least
> > > in some places, Amnesty Intl, bookstores, libraries, etc., will
sponsor
> >open
> > > readings of books that have been banned by various authorities (I'm
> >reading
> > > from Kazantzakis' Last Temptation of Christ). I'm curious--does anyone
> >know
> > > if Durrell has been banned? If so, when and why?
> > >
> > >
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