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The Savage Eye (1960)

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This drama takes the form of a story told using documentary material as an intrinsic part of the narrative. In this journey through the dark side of 1950s urban life, the camera follows ... See full summary »

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This drama takes the form of a story told using documentary material as an intrinsic part of the narrative. In this journey through the dark side of 1950s urban life, the camera follows Judith - a newly divorced woman looking for a fresh start - through the streets of Los Angeles as she encounters the strange denizens of the city, ranging from trendsetters to religious fanatics. All the tawdry and desperate faces of this world become a mirror for Judith's personal failures and struggles to claim her new life. Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>

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Moving, Either Way.
26 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would either give this movie 1 or 10. It's stunning relevance to modern day life goes far beyond that of the divorcée. This contains amazing truths about humanity - too long denied by our face-value culture. It's relevance can be denied simply because of the issues it confronts - life, superficiality, death and everything in between. It's moments of striking ambiance are empty and fulfilling at the same time. Don't get me wrong - I hate this movie - but only because it explains a deeper truth that might be better off hidden if anything else. The absence of futility abounds in this epic, and I suggest you judge for yourself and make your remarks known.


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