How did the French film industry suddenly change its attitude towards Netflix? And how did Netflix become an advocate for film heritage preservation? Here’s a report by Alina Hirschhausen.
“The six major theatrical adaptations of Phantom’s story cover a wide realm of romantic horror, fully exploiting the themes and concepts within the character.”
“There is a danger and dynamism to 20s cinema which was gradually eradicated by the standardisation of production processes.”
“Today, what survives is a film of exquisite poise, of fleshly tenderness against concrete cruelty, an evocative warmth against the coldness of Joan’s formidable suffering.”