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An Appreciation of the Films The Wild Child, Starring Francois Truffaut, and Barry Lyndon, Starring Ryan O'Neil

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The first of these two remarkably good films -- The Wild Child -- came out in 1970, and the second -- Barry Lyndon -- came out in 1975.   The Wild Child starred Francois Truffaut and was in black and white, and the first time I saw it, it recalled for me the black and white films of Ingmar Bergman.  



The second of these two remarkably good films, Barry Lyndon, starred Ryan O'Neal and was in color, and the first time I saw it, I thought its director Stanley Kubrick had lost his mind.



The last time I saw the films, I appreciated their directorial art and their acting more, but I thought the film Nell (1994) starring Jodie Foster



should be seen and compared with The Wild Child (1970), whereas Tom Jones (1963) starring Albert Finney


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