Of Art Films and Plastic Sharks
Richard Grenier, in Commentary Plastic Sharks (Oct. 1982), American Jewish Committee, 165 East 56th St., New York, N.Y. 10022.
Americans who regularly see foreign movies seem to believe that Euro- peans produce more intelligent, sensitive, and somehow "better" films than Hollywood does. Grenier, Commentary's movie critic, notes that
U.S. viewers have unrealistic notions about the international film in- dustry.
Only a tiny selection of foreign movies is distributed in t...