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Week 6: The Baker’s Wife, In the Aisles, War & Peace, and El Río

By February 7, 2020 No Comments

Special guests join IC co-director Chip Oscarson for discussions about the films from 29 January to 1 February.

To discuss Pagnol’s 1938 classic The Baker’s Wife (1:02), Prof. Bob Hudson (French) cames to the booth; then Prof. Rob McFarland (German) was in to talk  about the German comedy of modern life In the Aisles (11:21); Prof. Mac Wilson (Spanish) explored the film El Río (22:27) with me; and finally grad student Dewey Walter (Comparative Studies) and I discuss the first part of the epic adaptation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace (30:31) from 1966 by director Sergei Bondarchuk.