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Land of the Pharaohs

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , , on August 8, 2013 by dcairns


This fortnight’s edition of The Forgotten, available now at MUBI’s Notebook, came about through my recent visit to Richard Lester, who happened to reminisce about his experiences as a juror at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival. Amid the horse-trading, politics, attempted corruption and last-minute decisions before lunch which decided the future of cinema, the opening sequence of one particular film stuck in his mind…