Tag Archives: Robert Flaherty

Movie Poster Du Jour: “Man of Aran”

Fabrzio del Wrongo writes: This British three-sheet for Robert Flaherty’s 1934 “Man of Aran” was designed by Marc Stone, a notable commercial artist who was responsible for some great posters, including a couple for the Karloff horror vehicle “The Ghoul.” … Continue reading

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Robert and Nanook

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Robert Flaherty’s “Nanook of the North” is usually discussed as a documentary, but I wonder if the movie isn’t ill-served by that conversation, which is simply too limiting to address the subtleties of Flaherty’s art. In focusing on … Continue reading

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“Bandits of Orgosolo”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I enjoyed this late Neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Seta. (What a name for an Italian filmmaker to be cursed with!) It deals with the attempts of a Sardinian shepherd to evade the law after … Continue reading

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