GONE TO EARTH (Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1950)

Not having read it, I have a hard time believing that the anecdotal fable that fills the movie Gone to Earth comes from a 1917 Shropshire novel by someone named Mary Webb. There’s so little to it, and what there is is stretched to inconsequential thinness. Plainly, it aims for a haunting quality, as did […]