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Carnal Knowledge, written by Jules Feiffer and directed by Mike Nichols9 out of 10Notes and thoughts on other books are available at:- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... and http://realini.blogspot.ro/Carnal Knowledge is an exceptional film.It is included on The New York Times’ Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made list:- http://www.listchallenges.com/new-yor...The director is the wonderful Mike Nichols, the genius who gave the audiences:- The Graduate, Charlie Wilson’s War, Closer and other great f...
Just finished reading Jules Feiffer’s stage play Carnal Knowledge, famously adapted into a film in 1971 by Mike Nichols. It’s a scathing critique of masculinity, misogyny, and male homosocial relationships. Unfortunately, most folks will be able to see bits of their worst qualities in these characters from cold avoidance to gaslighting to objectifying sexual partners and the one-upmanship that causes it. A brutal show. Two choice lines: “I’d almost marry you if you’d leave me!” and “Imagine your...
A brilliant screenplay that became a brilliant film. Feiffer's lacerating dialogue between two men with differing but equally poisonous views on women is one of those works that makes you wince in recognition. Mike Nichols and a stellar cast did a great job bringing this to life, but the script deserves to be read on its own.
Right now I can't think of a better American screenplay.