As the New York Film Festival draws to a close this weekend, WNYC’s Sara Fishko recalls one inflammatory Festival film of 1972, starring Marlon Brando, that was proclaimed a game-changer for movies. Was it? Here is the next Fishko Files…
Right at the moment when both The Godfather and Last Tango in Paris were in theaters, Dick Cavett had Marlon Brando on his incredibly popular interview program. Brando comments that he hadn't seen Last Tango, among other items.
For more from the speakers in this edition of Fishko Files...
- J. Hoberman is a film critic and author, whose most recent book "An Army of Phantoms: American Movies and the Making of the Cold War" is available now. He blogs regularly for the New York Review of Books.
- Patricia Bosworth is a journalist and author. Her biography on Marlon Brando is now available on E-books.
WNYC Production Credits...
Executive Producer: Sara Fishko
Assistant Producer: Laura Mayer
Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann