1 Oscar Justice Lane

In the best foreign film category, Andrzej Wajda's film Katyn is nominated. This makes me very happy; Wajda's been making films for fifty years and he, like me, is fascinated in the correlation between sexuality and war. His impressionist trilogy Pokolenie (A Generation), Kanal (Canal), & Popiól i Diament (Ashes & Diamonds) covered this topic in a more open and honest way than almost any other film I've seen. He mastered that sort of pre-breathless Mise en Scene and did some fascinating things with themes and unspoken words. His films are tragic, to be sure, but so is war and so is love (at least in many cases), and so I find his films realistic, accessible and gripping. My Juno Argument is just beneath this, Ginny.

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