Pasolini's Legacy: A Sprawl of Brutality

12/27/2012 09:33 am ET

“It is only at our moment of death that our life, to that point undecipherable, ambiguous, suspended, acquires a meaning.” So said the filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini in a 1967 interview. The idea that death defines a person has seldom been more vividly illustrated than in the case of Pasolini, whose extraordinary life and work are invariably seen through the prism of his gruesome end.

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