TITLE

"White Material": A New Film Loosely Based on "The Grass Is Singing."

AUTHOR(S)
Schlueter, Paul
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Doris Lessing Studies;Winter2010/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Film Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article presents criticism on the film "White Material" directed by Claire Denis which is an adaptation of Doris Lessing's "The Grass is Singing." It views the film more a homage to Lessing than an adaptation. It notes the film's depiction of decline of a white colonial power. It also observes the political complexities in the plot of the film including private militias, mayor, and fugitive soldier.
ACCESSION #
66729864

 

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