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Why The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet Will Never Be a Movie

Why The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet Will Never Be a Movie

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This is not some damning condemnation of perceived racism in the movie industry, this is more along the lines of a sad observation that, somewhere along the way, the cocaine that flowed in studio boardrooms like rivers during the hedonistic insanity of the seventies must have run dry and not a single producer left has the balls to take the risk of making a movie out of a story so emotionally complex and staggering in its artistic scope.