This episode features some news updates (including the Criterion Channel launch) and an audio essay on Roberto Rossellini’s The Flowers of St. Francis, discussing its portrayal of the saint and his ideologies, plus the cultural context in which his story unfolds.
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- Letterboxd: Ciao, Criterion Channel!
- The Flowers of St. Francis – my initial July 2013 review
This episode features this music excerpt:
- “Intermezzo” by Mascagni