I think this characteristic relates to is an explanation of why Capra’s body of work has evolved into being a touch-stone for political and social conservatives. They think that they are latching onto George Bailey, and Mr. Smith; in fact, they are really nostalgic for the dynamics of a patriarchal society that revolves around a big man, be it Mr. Potter or Jim Taylor. The longing is for the world at the beginning, not the end, of Capra’s movies. Or to put it another way, the conservatives are disregarding the economic sub-text, as unsubtle as it is, and honing in instead upon the sexual dynamics of Capra’s films.
Film TitleBring Me The Head of Alfredo Garcia
Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Kris Kristofferson, Emilio FernŠndez
If you are a fan of this site, it will go without saying that you are also a fan of sleazy, gritty 70s crime films. Well, folks, this is the one. Once youíve seen Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, you have been to the top of the mountain. No other film of its […]
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