Video Sundays: The Modern Charade

Daniel Kasman

Modernist art-cinema trope #2301: To live life comfortably in the modern world, one must believe in (or buy into) the charade of modern life. The ending of Michelangelo Antonioni's Blow-Up is anticipated by Jerry Lewis:


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