Episode 124. Death in Venice: Don’t Look Now (1973)

Andrea and Alex delve into the murky depths of Nicolas Roeg’s classic to uncover the film’s themes of mysticism, misogyny and the ethics of mourning. 


Don’t Look Now. Dir. Nicolas Roeg, 1973.


The Year of Magical Thinking. Joan Didion’s memoir of the year following her husband’s death.

Mysticism as a Female Path. Mary Sharratt’s look and the intertwining history of mysticism and women.

Take Some Pills for Your Hysteria, Lady. A history of men putting women on pills.
Devil’s Advocates: Don’t Look Now by Jessica Gildersleeve – accessible thru JStor via your local library perhaps?
The Social Regulation of Grief by Martha R. Fowlkes. Some emotional attachments are socially undervalued.


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