TITLE

Pleasantville: What It's Really About

AUTHOR(S)
Wynne-Jones, Tim
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Horn Book Magazine;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a look at the motion picture `Pleasantville,' written, produced and directed by Gary Ross and starring Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon. The author suggests that the film is about reading, books and children, and the status of books in the culture of the twentieth century. He discusses the nineteen-fifties in the United States and the importance of reading in post-World War II society.
ACCESSION #
2667712

 

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