The smell of death, the poignant taste

Lysanne 2022-04-20 09:01:41

No matter how desolate, no matter how desolate, no matter how bright, no matter how quiet, death is something that will come sooner or later. The film earned the Coen brothers the best screenplay award, and it was the first time they had won at the Venice Film Festival — although they were regulars at Cannes in the past. People don't always hear enough stories, and that's probably because they associate the stories with themselves. People like to hear their own stories, and the people in the stories are us, not us. "

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  • Sammy 2021-12-02 08:01:26

    The old American strange, the guardian is the most unique romantic movie I have seen in many years, especially after I just watched the golden romance

  • Jacques 2022-03-28 09:01:03

    In Benjamin's view, we are living in a time when experience has failed and the inner moral world has become unrecognizable along with the outer world. As a craft parasitic in experience, the art of storytelling has been on the verge of decline and disfavor, and the Coen brothers Awakening our sense of time and space to the idea of ​​eternity through the inscription of capital death, reinventing the authority of the storyteller, as the tale of the gold digger shows, "for a time man imitated nature's leisurely process of creation" (Valery). ), the narrator "slowly superimposes all kinds of light and transparent narratives" (Benjamin), and the perfect story is born.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs quotes

  • Englishman (segment "The Mortal Remains"): You know the story, but people can't get enough of them, like little children. Because, well, they connect the stories to themselves, I suppose, and we all love hearing about ourselves, so long as the people in the stories are us, but not us. Not us in the end, especially.

  • Trapper (segment "The Mortal Remains"): You're bounty hunters.

    Englishman (segment "The Mortal Remains"): Literal man! Cruel man!... yes, fine: bounty hunters. An ugly title, really... as if emolument were the point. Is the cobbler not paid for his shoes? It's an honest calling!