Episode 6: Visual Style in the Patagonian Desert and the Making of Cary Grant

By February 23, 2019Podcast

Marc Yamada and Chip Oscarson discuss the interesting use of visual style in this week’s sleeper film The Desert Bride (00:21) as well as the making of Cary Grant in The Awful Truth (06:04), subjective documentary style in City of the Sun (08:25), and the emergence of African cinemas in connection with The Figurine (10:35). They also preview the films for Feb. 27-March 2 including Truman (Cesc Gay, Spanish, 2015), Cléo from 5 to 7 (Agnès Varda, French, 1962), Borg vs. McEnroe (Janus Metz Pedersen, Swedish/English, 2017), and the probing documentary What is Democracy? (Astra Taylor, English/Arabic/Greek, 2018).