SPIRITS OF THE DEAD (Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, Roger Vadim, 1968) and POE’S “THE MAN OF THE CROWD”

Like Odilon Redon, I see Edgar Allan Poe in terms of black and white and gray. (Let me add, however, that the way that the French see “their” Edgarpoe, as a poète maudit, morbid and accursed, seems to me bewilderingly wide of the mark.) From France and Italy, Histoires extraordinaires is in color, though; comprising […]