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Cinema in Retrospect: ‘Red Desert’

"Red Desert" follows Giuliana (played hauntingly by Monica Vitti), the wife of an Italian factory manager, as she navigates life in the barren industrial landscapes of Northern Italy.

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Cinema in Retrospect: 'Black Girl'

“Black Girl” tells the story of Diouana, a young woman from Senegal who has been trafficked into France to work as an unpaid maid for a middle-class French family.  

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Cinema in Retrospect: 'Ugetsu'

The 1953 Japanese Kaidan film, "Ugetsu," is one of director Kenji Mizoguchi’s most chilling visions. Through it, he paints a tainted portrait of the past, colored by explorations of strife and destruction inherent to patriarchy. 

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