Sunday, January 15, 2017

In Search of Mr. Goodis

The Mondays of the Duke
Monday, January 16, 2017 

In Search of Mr. Goodis ...
2017, the year Goodis ... Born 100 years ago and disappeared there just half a century, David Goodis remains a cult author of the American thriller -on especially knows the films adapted from his novels, The Dark Passage, Shoot the piano Player, Moon in the gutter ...

His seed has yet had mixed fortunes: firstly, Goodis is ignored overseas and revered in France. Today, we have the impression that it is the opposite. All the more reason to rediscover an author with a fascinating personality without forgetting, which does not spoil anything, quite a few blue notes - those of Count Basie, in particular - in this singular universe. 

Three fans of David Goodis in the new issue of Mondays Duke
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-The trumpeter Erik Truffaz . Before devoting himself later this year to musical readings of works by Marguerite Duras and Charles Bukowski, notably with Sandrine Bonnaire, he will tell us tonight why he ranks Goodis among the greatest American authors . 

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Claude Ventura , who produced in the 80s the mythical emission Cinema, Cinema ... It is within this framework that he carried on a David Goodis anthology investigative journalist with Philippe Garnier in Los Angeles. 
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-Philippe Ghielmetti, creator of independent labels ( Vision Fugitive , including ...) and top-flight graphic artist ... He has participated in editions of the Round Table in shaping Back to David Goodis , Philippe Garnier, Which never let go of its author-fetish, recently published.