Surviving Desire

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  1. Surviving Desire is an early effort from American independent filmmaker Hal Hatrley who is one of the best kept secrets of the 90's. This film which oozes with Gen X style, is the story of an eccentric college professor, played by Hartley muse Martin Donovon, who has spent several weeks going over the same paragraph from a Dostevsky novel, much to the chagrin and outrage of his literature class.
  2. Surviving Desire is vintage Hartley, a master craftsman working with astounding poignancy in one of his most economical pieces. A variety of themes are explored here, some explicitly and some implicitly, each striking a deep enough to nerve to linger long after the film's come to a close/5(11).
  3. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND: Surviving Desire was shot in 16mm motion picture film a long time ago! It is not all clean and shiny like HD! But it has its own sort of low-tech groove Featuring: Martin Donovan Mary Ward Matt Malloy Rebecca Nelson. Original English Language Version without subtitles. Originally Released: Language: English Running Time: 55 Minutes.
  4. Made for PBS' American Playhouse, Surviving Desire is a very short romantic comedy starring Martin Donovan and Mary Ward. He's an uninspired college literature professor. She's a kooky student, and the only member of Donovan's class who doesn't doze off during his lectures. The comedy relies upon the inevitable pairing of two vague, aimless, but very recognizable campus types. The.
  5. Surviving Desire: The Films of Jean-Claude Carrière. 10 May ; MUBI; Luis Buñuel (left) and Jean-Claude Carrière (right).“The screenplay is not the last stage of a literary journey. It is the first stage of a film.” —Jean-Claude Carrière, The Secret Language of FilmThe screenwriting career of Jean-Claude Carrière begins with a gag.
  6. Surviving Desire is a American comedy-drama film written and directed by Hal Hartley. It stars Martin Donovan, Julie Kessler, Matt Malloy, Merritt Nelson, and Mary B. Ward.
  7. Surviving Desire Sophie won't tell anyone she's sleeping with her professor. He's young, handsome, and passionate - perfect for Sophie, who just wants to write about love. When they hook up, he drops everything and her notebook begins to fill with poetry. But while he's head-over-heels, she's about to write two important words: The End.
  8. Surviving Desire: The Films of Jean-Claude Carrière A Museum of Modern Art retrospective puts the spotlight on the influential screenwriter who has worked with Tati, Buñuel, and Godard. Lawrence Garcia.

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