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What a great movie: O Brother, Where Art Thou?

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I just rewatched it, and what a very great movie it is. And it’s on Netflix.

Interesting how the story mode of fable and myth enables certain things. The three sirens for the three men: you couldn’t use that in regular fiction because too coincidental, whereas in fable and myth it is not coincidental, it’s inevitable. And also efficient: no backstory required.

The countryside is like the sea: long stretches with no people, then separated encounters and adventures.

Written by LeisureGuy

30 December 2016 at 2:54 pm

Posted in Movies & TV

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  1. I agree, it’s a great flick.

    Big Red Carpet Nurse

    30 December 2016 at 2:55 pm

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