Carnal Knowledge (w/ Molly Lambert)

The Canon #132 December 11, 2017

Writer Molly Lambert joins Amy this week to discuss the 1971 drama “Carnal Knowledge.” They break down the contrast between Art Garfunkel and Jack Nicholson’s characters, the contemptuous directing of Mike Nichols, and Candice Bergen’s complex performance. Plus, they assess how the film contributed to the socialization of the genders and where it took advantage of the repeal of the Motion Picture Production Code. Does “Carnal Knowledge” belong in The Canon? Cast your vote on the Earwolf forums now!

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