Tuesday, June 14, 2011

maybe her best performance ever

She hangs her head like an enigmatic, sad statue and expresses complex, conflicting emotions with a subtlety that should be baffling even for long-time admirers. — Dag Sødtholt, Sound of the Mountain: The Beauty of Pessimism.
It is good to be reminded that not everyone believes that Ozu brought out all that is fine in you.

Thanks to 原 節子:The name above the title.

Googling all that is fine, I see: In this interview with Pinkie Mekgwe, Alexander McCall Smith talks about the importance of creating a character who represents 'all that is fine in the human condition' in an era and geopolitical space where nihilism reigns. That character was Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's only – and finest – female private detective.

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