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Removed from the catalog, HBO, gone with the wind at the head of the sales on Amazon

It didn't take a long time to wait. Barely a day after it was removed from the platform, HBO Max, the film gone with the wind ranks at the head of the sales on

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Removed from the catalog, HBO, gone with the wind at the head of the sales on Amazon

It didn't take a long time to wait. Barely a day after it was removed from the platform, HBO Max, the film gone with the wind ranks at the head of the sales on the platforms of streaming, reports Variety .

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On Amazon and its platform, Premium Video, which offers three editions of the film from 1939 in which a birthday box of 70 years, the feature film-Victor Fleming was hoisted to the head of sales this Wednesday, June 11. For its rival iTunes, the feature-length film adapted on the novel by Margaret Mitchell, was in fifth position in the sales of the films after The Hunt , Birds of Prey , Bad Boys for Life and Invisible Man .

A classic racist ?

gone with the wind tells the story of a couple of southerners as embodied by Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable during the war of Secession. The film has been denounced by historians for his rosy view of slavery, including the house staff portrayed as satisfied with his lot and treated like ordinary employees. Following these criticisms, the streaming platform HBO Max decided by the temporary withdrawal.

On the Amazon site, the film is described as "a classic epic of the southern United States". "Gone with the wind is a product of its time and depicts some of the harms racial and ethnic, which have, unfortunately, been commonplace in american society," said a representative of Amazon to Variety. "These representations are racist were unjust at the time and still are today, and we felt that keeping this movie without an explanation, and a denunciation of these representations was irresponsible," he said.

gone with the wind won ten academy awards, including best film, best director for Fleming, best actress for Vivien Leigh and best actress in a supporting role for Hattie McDaniel, first black person to win the Academy award. The American Film Institute place gone with the wind to the fourth position in its ranking of the best american films of all time behind Citizen Kane, Casablanca and The Godfather.

This Thursday, the masterpiece of the american novelist Margaret Mitchell, published in French in 1938, offers a new translation to the editions Gallmeister. A work that has required over a year of research on the part of the translator Josette Chicheportiche. A new translation of gone with the wind, which was released in the middle of a storm of racial in the United States.

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