peteg's blog - noise - movies - 2015 10 03 TheMedusaTouch

The Medusa Touch

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On Roman W's recommendation, over two nights. This is Richard Burton as some kind of god of destruction. Lee Remick's accent is American when she's with Burton, and Australian (?) during her exchanges with supercop Lino Ventura. A plane slams into an office building in the centre of London. This came about six years after The Ruling Class and doesn't bother to motivate its loathing of the English aristocracy; did things move that far that fast? And what has happened since?