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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming, 1939 (G)

with Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Thomas Mitchell, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel, George Reeves, Victor Jory, Harry Davenport, Jane Darwell, Ona Munson, Ward Bond, Jackie Moran, Cliff Edwards, Yakima Canutt, Olin Howlin, Irving Bacon, William Bakewell

Director Victor Fleming's 1939 epic adaption of Margaret Mitchell's novel of the same name stars Vivien Leigh as self-absorbed, headstrong Scarlett O'Hara, a Southern Belle who meets her match in Rhett Butler (Clark Gable) just as the Civil War breaks out. Living on a large cotton plantation called Tara in rural Georgia in 1861, Scarlett sees her beloved home and life as she knows it go up in flames -- but will her true love be lost too?

Another past of America, unusual story because of the rules: winners write history. The other side is hard to get. The format of the movie is of course nowadays horrible. Intermission? Hysterical Scarlett? Over-dramatic relationships? The story tho is amazing. Long fight of a woman in a time where women are not to be listened to, the definition of abolition of slavery, view from the North and the South, wartime and capitalism. Fascinating. Perhaps it would be more interesting to read the book.

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