FS #196: Persepolis / Winter Light / Top 5 Coming of Age Movies
Friday, 01 February 2008 01:00
February 1: On this week's show, Matty and Adam give a "C'est bon!" to Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis," the Oscar-nominated animated film based on Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novels about growing up during the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Plus, your hosts attend communion and question the existence of God as their Ingmar Bergman Marathon resumes with a discussion of 1962's "Winter Light."

Also on the show: Massacre Theatre, Listener Feedback, and -- tying in with "Persepolis" -- our Top 5 Coming of Age Movies.

Music by Akron/Family courtesy of Everloving Records.

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Listen to Filmspotting #196

Filmspotting #196
:23-9:14 - Review: "Persepolis"
Music: Akron/Family, "Don't Be Afraid, You're Already Dead"
10:21-16:49 - Audio Feedback, Polls
16:50-25:07 - Listener Feedback (Oscar Nominations)
Music: Akron/Family, "Lake Song/New Ceremonial Music for Moms"
25:33-29:16 - New DVDs, Donations
29:17-32:50 - Massacre Theatre (Winner: Stephen Alford)
32:51-43:11 - Bergman #4: "Winter Light"
Music: Akron/Family, "There's So Many Colors"
43:57-56:05 - Top 5: Coming of Age Movies
56:06-57:42 - Close/Next Show

- Joe Wright obviously did not receive an Oscar nomination for Best Director. I (Adam) just meant that he belonged in that group with those other "flashy" directors.

- "Winter Light's" predecessor in the trilogy mentioned is "Through a Glass Darkly" not "Through THE Glass Darkly."

- Next week's Top 5 is actually going to be London Movies, and not Movies by Playwrights turned Directors, which was great in theory but impossible in practice.

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