Quotations From JEANINE BASINGER
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... in the movies Paris is designed as a backdrop for only three thingslove, fashion shows, and revolution.Jeanine Basinger (b. 1936), U.S. movie and social historian. A Woman's View, ch. 7 (1993).
A small town is automatically a world of pretense. Since everyone knows everyone else's business, it becomes the job of the populace to act as if they don't know what is going on instead of its being their job to try to find out.Jeanine Basinger (b. 1936), U.S. film and social historian. A Woman's View, ch. 7 (1993).
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... the movie woman's world is designed to remind us that a woman may live in a mansion, an apartment, or a yurt, but it's all the same thing because what she really lives in is the body of a woman, and that body is allowed to occupy space only according to the dictates of polite society.Jeanine Basinger (b. 1936), U.S. movie and social historian. A Woman's View, ch. 7 (1993).
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