1. what are traditional gangster film conventions?
2. how do they combine here with melodrama?
--how does “family” function here? victims/victimization/moral arguments that result?
3. what is the relationship here between sex and violence?
--ratings (vs. Production Code)
--60s culture: : domestic violence: assassinations; Civil Rights
--how does the film present and develop the relationship between sex and violence?
--how does the film convert Bonnie and Clyde into 60s icons?
4. How do images of violence (and the function of “family” as a concern) compare here to The Manchurian Candidate?