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Balzac & The Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)

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So. Why watch films? For that matter, why read books? Why listen to music?

Why idolise heroes and heroines that never were; villains and monsters that can never be and tales that are not true?

After all, what is the point of art and culture? It feeds no hunger and shelters nothing from the cold. What practical purpose does it serve to us as the human race?

This is the kind of thinking that led to things like the Cultural … (read more)

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