World Cinema Saturdays

The stereotype of the “femme fatale” dates back almost to the beginnings of the American film industry, becoming a firm fixture in domestic melodramas and crime films of the Thirties through the Fifties. Indeed, that iconic figure is still occasionally resurrected in our allegedly more enlightened era (“Body Heat,” “Basic Instinct,” “Fatal Attraction,” “The Last Seduction,” etc.). However diverse their motives or tactics, these dangerous women prove to be more than a match for the generally hapless men in their lives.


This Saturday (2/27/2021): FEMMES FATALE

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