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  •  READER COMMENTS

    Reader comments on Raja

    Subject: Not A Bad Film
    Date: Dec 21, 2006
    Sender: Paul S.Previous | Next

    I agree that this film was in no way a love story. I further agree that Fred, whose only circumspection about procuring the services of under aged prostitutes seemed to stem from legal considerations, was a wholly repugnant character. However, I don't think it makes "Raja" a bad film. I think that this film portrayed Fred as an unsympathetic exploitative piece of garbage. It also realistically showed that he did not see himself in that vein. And, it did this without falling into the clichÄ of characterizing Raja as a saint. She existed in the kind of state of anomie that one would expect someone who was orphaned at 10, forced into child prostitution and abused and exploited at every turn.

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    Comment index:

  • a bad film   from Peter T., Oct 26, 2003
  • Re: a bad film   from Jean Charles, Apr 25, 2004
  • Re: a bad film   from bill, Jul 22, 2004
  • Re: a bad film   from Tohmm C, Jun 14, 2006
  • a good film   from emma, Feb 13, 2006
  • » Not A Bad Film «   from Paul S., Dec 21, 2006
  • the meaning of the movie   from Bill Strain, Aug 27, 2009
  • outside the box   from Jeanne, Sep 11, 2010
  • confusing...   from mrs.p, Dec 11, 2012
  • a bad film   from Peter T., Oct 26, 2003
  • Re: a bad film   from Jean Charles, Apr 25, 2004
  • Re: a bad film   from bill, Jul 22, 2004
  • Re: a bad film   from Tohmm C, Jun 14, 2006
  • a good film   from emma, Feb 13, 2006
  • » Not A Bad Film «   from Paul S., Dec 21, 2006
  • the meaning of the movie   from Bill Strain, Aug 27, 2009
  • outside the box   from Jeanne, Sep 11, 2010
  • confusing...   from mrs.p, Dec 11, 2012