Re: VN Filmography: "American Beauty" (fwd)
On Sat, 16 Oct 1999, NABOKV-L wrote:
> Speaking of Nabokov and movies, it's pretty telling that in "American
> Beauty", the teenage object of affection is named "Angela Hays". Also, that
> voiceover narration at the beginning, presaging the death of the key
> character stuck out. The writer of this movie must have paid pretty close
> attention to "Lolita", because there are both obvious and subtle references.
The voiceover narration "presaging the death of the key character" made me
think more of "Sunset Boulevard" than "Lolita"...