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An Elephant Sitting Still

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Robyn

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on: February 06, 2019, 03:09:15 PM


Director Bo Hu's (29) first and last film. He committed suicide shortly after completing post, and cited this quote from All The Pretty Horses as inspiration for the film:

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he thought that the world’s heart beat at some terrible cost and that the world’s pain and its beauty moved in a relationship of diverging equity and that in this headlong deficit the blood of multitudes might ultimately be exacted for the vision of a single flower.

I haven't seen it yet, but just watching the trailer and reading about it made me very emotional and sad.



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Reply #1 on: February 09, 2020, 01:28:19 AM
shit i was going to talk about postponing watching this movie but now i watched the trailer and feel a contradictory sense of immediacy


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Reply #2 on: February 09, 2020, 09:31:13 AM
The running time made me back away from this.  Anybody want to take one for the team?
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