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Louisiana Story


(Robert Flaherty, 1948).
A fitting culmination to Flaherty’s long career, marked by its simple visual beauty, this is less a doc about the Cajun people of Louisiana than an autobiographical picture about the director himself. From the viewpoint of a Cajun boy, it seems a poetic reflection of Flaherty’s own youth, in which he explores his own life-long relationship to the wilderness.

Sun., April 12, 3 p.m., 2009

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