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“Long Live Anarchy!”: Two By Lina Wertmüller

“Lina Wertmüller is a bundle of contradictions: an avowed anarchist who was born into the rarefied upper strata of the Italian aristocracy, a feminist filmmaker unafraid to delve into realms of sexual grotesquerie many self-professed feminists would unhesitatingly anathematize.” Read … Continue reading

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The Seduction of Mimi (Lina Wertmüller, 1972)

Back in 2010, I wrote my Master’s thesis on Lina Wertmüller’s The Seduction of Mimi, which at the time was only available on a long out-of-print DVD. Fortunately, Kino Lorber has recently issued three Wertmüller films (including The Seduction of … Continue reading

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