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Poets' Favorite Movies

Catherine Tufariello

Here's my list, in order of release year.

The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, 1939)
Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940)
It's a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra, 1946)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, 1975)
Alien (Ridley Scott, 1979)
Moonstruck ( Norman Jewison, 1987)
Much Ado About Nothing (Kenneth Branagh, 1993)
Fargo (Joel Coen, 1996)
Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2002)
Little Miss Sunshine (Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, 2006)

Catherine Tufariello Received her B.A. in English from SUNY Buffalo and her Ph.D in English literature, with a specialization in American poetry, from Cornell University.  Annunciations, her first book of poems, was published by Aralia Press in 2001. Her first full-length collection, Keeping My Name (Texas Tech UP, 2004), was a Booklist Editor’s Choice selection for 2004, a finalist for the 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry, and the winner of the 2006 Poets’ Prize. She lives with her husband Jeremy Telman and their daughter Sophia in Valparaiso, Indiana, where she is associate director for communications at the Project on Civic Reflection at Valparaiso University.


Speechless Spring 2007
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