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The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West
In a big, sexy, bravura novel that is destined to be surpassingly popular, Mr. Faber has set forth monumental ambitions. The lateth-century London setting and mores of the book suggest Victoriana Dickens and Wilkie Collins are mentioned in passing ; thus, Dear Reader, the author has unpretentiously revived the spirit of the era's broad, socially conscious narrative tableaus. But this is also a story told in the present tense, alert and teasingly satirical about its characters even as it evokes real compassion for their peculiarly Victorian plights. There is as much ''Bonfire of the Vanities'' as Dickens here, not to mention a graphic sexual realism that is Mr.
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The film was listed to compete at the Cannes Film Festival ,  but the festival was canceled due to the events of May in France. The film, a Russian-Hungarian co-production, was originally commissioned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution in Russia in which the Bolsheviks violently seized power. The film tells the story of the Hungarian branch of the soldiers who, during World War I ended up in Russian captivity. When the revolution breaks out and begins a civil war in Russia, the soldiers are on the side of the Bolsheviks. Some are hoping that this will make it easier to come home. Others feed on sympathy for the ideology of communism.
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