Hanke’s comment might prove hurtful to victims of child abuse

Reviewing Inherent Vice [Jan.7, Xpress], Ken Hanke wrote, “I suspect there are people who can resist a movie with lines like, ‘He forced my little girl to listen to original Broadway cast albums while he had his way with her,’ but I am not one of those people. That is just one of the many nuggets of such bizarre dialogue to be found and savored in … Inherent Vice.”

Had he not been under the spell of that movie, he might have imagined that what he savored might prove hurtful to victims of child abuse and their families.

David Madden

Black Mountain

 

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  1. Ken Hanke

    Well, it helps if you realize that the “little girl” in question is simply a father’s remark about a consenting adult daughter.

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