'My Dog Stupid' ('Mon chien Stupide'): Film Review

'My Dog Stupid' ('Mon chien Stupide'): Film Review
Although his books were championed by the likes of Charles Bukowski, considered precursors to the Beats and adapted into several movies — including Robert Towne’s misbegotten Colin Farrell-Selma Hayek starrer Ask the Dusk (2006) — the Italian-American novelist and screenwriter John Fante remains a fairly unknown quantity in the U.S., whereas in France he’s an author whose work can be found at any local bookstore.

After achieving minor success in the 1930s with his early autobiographical novels, Fante spent the rest of his life cashing paychecks as a Hollywood scribe, with credits that include forgotten films like ...
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