“Sólo viviendo absurdamente se podría romper alguna vez este absurdo infinito.”
– Julio Cortazar
He’s disadvantaged, unlucky and a delinquent, but witty and sweet. I am talking about the main character in “Le Roman d’un Tricheur” (Confessions of a Cheat) (1936), starred, written and directed by French director Sacha Guitry, a film that is as picaresque as a Saul Bellow epic. The film starts with a sort of surreal scene with the director talking about the crew that helped him create the production. It was Guitry’s debut feature while already enjoying a successful career as a stage artist.
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