Peter Whybrow on his book "American Mania: When More Is Not Enough;" and
Amy Taubin, writer for Film Comment, on director Wong Kar-Wai's new film, 2046.
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THE CONFORMIST, Bernardo Bertolucci's visually-stunning political thriller starring Jean-Louis Trintignant in the title role as a Fascist assassin, now at Film Forum through Thursday, August 11, in a new 35mm print of the original European version. For more information, links and showtimes, visit www.filmforum.org .