The litigation is never dead. It’s not even past.

By posted at 10:00 am on October 27, 2012 2

Last Thursday, Faulkner Literary Rights, the company controlling William Faulkner’s works, proved two things by suing Sony Pictures Classics: 1) that they finally got around to seeing Midnight In Paris (2011); and 2) that they’re not down with Woody Allen’s decision to include two of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s lines in Owen Wilson’s dialogue.

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2 Responses to “The litigation is never dead. It’s not even past.”

  1. Leslie
    at 10:22 am on October 27, 2012

    So, what lines were they? Did they attribute them to Faulkner or just pretend they belonged to someone else? (I saw the movie, but don’t remember.) I know everyone’s a critic, but this seems like the start of an article–not a finished piece.

  2. Nick Moran
    at 11:44 am on October 27, 2012

    Hi Leslie,

    The full-length article is linked within this Curiosity. (“…suing Sony Pictures Classics.”)

    The lines are: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” as quoted from Requiem for a Nun (1950).

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