Philip Roth Versus the Movies

In February, 1987, Hanif Kureishi was thirty-two and on his way. “My Beautiful Laundrette,” a South London love story for which he wrote the script, had been such a success on British television that it was released in cinemas. Pauline Kael had declared the film “startlingly fresh,” and a follow-up—“Sammy and Rosie Get Laid”—was days away from production. None of this meant anything to Philip Roth. Alongside the scripts, Kureishi had also written some short stories. After...

What feeling does this article give you?

#hashtags to follow:

Hanif Kureishi [+]    Beautiful Laundrette [+]    South London [+]    Kael [+]    Philip Roth [+]    Kureishi [+]   

More #news: