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Reel Talk: Lessons from the '60s

by Camille Juco and Zoe Laurente
Always make an entrance.

Cleopatra (1963)



Films reflected the sexual liberation movement that defined the decade.

The Graduate (1967)

La Piscine (1969)



There are only two looks: Naked or Madame.

How To Steal A Million (1966)

Valley of the Dolls (1967)




Nobody likes a nagging wife.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)



Always trust your instinct. If your gut tells you your partner is part of a cult or a murderer, he probably is.

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)



Be assertive.

Funny Girl (1968)

Charade (1963)



Don’t mess with birds.

The Birds (1963)

Barbarella (1968)




The Movie List:
La Dolce Vita, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Graduate, Bonnie & Clyde, Belle du Jour, Blow Up, Cleopatra, Rosemary’s Baby, The Birds, Valley of the Dolls, Dr. No, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Barbarella, How To Steal A Million, Charade, Funny Girl, La Piscine, West Side Story