David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen have teamed up for the new thriller Eastern Promises. The film takes place in London and is about the underworld sex-trafficking industry. It was written by Steve Knight, who wrote the screenplay for Dirty Pretty Things. Previously, Cronenberg and Mortensen teamed up for the acclaimed 2005 film A History of Violence.
Then, Milo Miles considers the work of the art-punk band Sonic Youth. Their 1988 album Daydream Nation has just been reissued as a deluxe-edition double CD.
Also, Geoff Nunberg considers how we use the words civility and incivility. [Broadcast Date: September 13, 2007]
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