AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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9/13/10

Claude Chabrol [1930-2010]: Astute Dissection Of Sex, Class And Show Business


Chabrol masterfully focuses a keen eye on the misogynistic convergence of entrenched intimate emotional exploitation of women, and their objectification in public entertainment. Bravo, Claude, a rare man in profound touch with the darker impulses of his species.

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