James Salter: A Sport and a Pastime

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Date Added: 2nd November 2018

Date Removed: 1st March 2021

Available for: 28 months



This 54-minute documentary traces the writer James Salter's lifelong love affair with France, unforgettably expressed in his 1967 masterpiece, A Sport and a Pastime. The film captures the great purity of Salter's prose and the essence of his power to evoke the erotic. Salter's own reflections on his writing and life offer rich insights for reader and writer alike.


Certificate: 12

Year: 2011

Duration: 54 min


Director: sEdgar Howard, Sandy Gotham Meehan

Cast: Nick Antosca, Sonya Chung, Olivier Cohen, Robert Ginna

Studio: Checkerboard Film Foundation


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