Festivals: Ars Longa . . .

It is called the Cannes Film Festival, but as last week's events emphasized, the rightful name should be the Cannes Flesh Festival. The equalizer in many of the 24 pictures from 18 nations was nudity. In Yugoslavia's An Affair of the Heart, the camera zeroed in on a nude sex kitten playing with her black cat in bed. Denmark's The Red Mantle set some kind of longevity record for leering as it dwelled for ten minutes on a couple cavorting in and out of the sack.

Ironically, the only outrage stirred up at the festival was based not on what...

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