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Wise Blood (1979)

Very cool. Over on the Commonweal blog, Gregory Wolfe points our attention to a re-release of a 1979 film version of Flannery O’Connor’s 1952 novel Wise Blood. Hazel Motes tries to escape the Christ-haunted American South. Disgusted with preachers in particular and religion in general–though constantly being compared to one, Motes founds the Church Without Christ.

The new re-release from Criterion Collections features interviews with Brad Dourif, and Benedict Fitzgerald as well as an archival audio recording of author Flannery O’Connor reading her short story “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”. I’m not sure whether you can get it in a European format.

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December 14, 2009 at 3:11 pm