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The Childhood of a Leader: From Jean-Paul Sartre to Robert Pattinson

If actor-turned-director Brady Corbet’s post-World-War-i saga, The Childhood of a Leader, did little more than send American readers to Jean-Paul Sartre’s lesser known short story of the same name, one would be thanking the cinematic gods for its appearance.

The final story in his Sartre’s 1939 collection, The Wall, “The Childhood of a Leader” chronicles the life of Lucien from his rebellious potty training days as a lovely, long-haired tot, son of a rich industrialist, to his transformation into anti-Semitic murderer. There goes Holden Caulfield but for the grace of God.

When we first meet Lucien, with his lustrous blond curls and attired in a blue angel’s costume, he is mistaken by his mother’s consorts as a girl.

“What’s your name? Jacqueline, Lucienne, Margot?”

The embarrassed boy blushes and sets the record right, but “[h]e was no longer quite sure about not being a little
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Nfdc Film Bazaar announces co-production market projects 2013

Nfdc Film Bazaar announces co-production market projects 2013
Nfdc Film Bazaar has announced 28 selected projects for co-production market 2013. The seventh edition of Film Bazaar will take place from 21 – 24 November, 2013 in Goa.

Every year, the Co-Production Market invites a select number of directors and producers to present their projects to international producers, distributors, sales agents, funding representatives and other financial partners from across the world.

Sr. no. Project Name Applicant Name 1 28-Sri Prasanna Jayakody 2 Dawaat Nama Sabiha Sumar 3 Homestay Blues Miriam Chandy Menacherry 4 Pac-Man Anirban Datta 5 Incredible Piotr Trzaskalski 6 Scorpion’s Song Anup Singh 7 When Mirza Comes Back Kamal K.M. Karamattathil 8 Warm Bread & the Nipple’s Circle Roya Sadat 9 Son of India Robert Mullan 10 Circle of Fire Arnab Chaudhuri 11 Amok Valeria Sarmiento 12 Malabar Court Niara Modi 13 Oont

(The Camel Ride) Gaganvihari Borate 14 Taramandal

(Constellation) Rohit Pandey 15 Roads to Freedom Shyam Benegal 16 Lipstick Under My Burkha Alankrita Shrivastava 17 Bhiwani Mahendra Jakhar 18 The Watchmaker Must Die Again Jogavindra S. Khera
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