Posts Tagged ‘French cinema’
The first panel of “Ulysses SEEN“
The product of a quartet of Philadelphia-based artists and Joyce-freaks who call themselves Throwaway Horse LLC, Ulysses SEEN is a lovingly-created graphic version of Joyce’s famously-densely-symbolic novel, along with a Reader’s Guide and a blog that comments both on the text(s) and their creation.
As Joyce observes in Chapter 12 (“Cyclops”), “Love loves to love love…”
As we thank God for the obsessions (well, at least *some* of the obsessions) of others, we might tip our berets to Roger Vadim, who was born (as Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov) in Paris on this date in 1928. Vadim worked as a journalist, author, actor, screenwriter, director, and producer, but is best remembered as the lover and/or husband and promoter of a series of beautiful actresses: Brigitte Bardot (whose career he launched), Catherine Deneuve, Annette Strøyberg, Jane Fonda, Catherine Schneider, and Marie-Christine Barrault.