The Wizard of Oz
For Rushdie The Wizard of Oz is more than a children's film, and more than a fantasy. It's a story "whose driving force is the inadequacy of adults," in which the "weakness of grown-ups forces children to take control of their own destinies."
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Review: The Wizard of Oz (BFI Modern Classics / BFI Film Classics)User Review - Sidharth Vardhan - Goodreads
"some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again." - CS Lewis Great trivia details about the movie but what fascinates me, that even a literary giant like Salmaan Rushdie could feel ... Read full review
Review: The Wizard of Oz (BFI Modern Classics / BFI Film Classics)User Review - Castille - Goodreads
LOVE this series! What an interesting perspective of The Wizard of Oz. I appreciate that Rushdie loves the film and cherishes it, but also finds problems in its meaning. What is perhaps the most ... Read full review