Movie night

In the beginning of The Pianist Andrian Brody is with other people.

As the movie progresses the people get less and less.

In the second half of the movie he is mostly alone.

The sadness that comes over me whenever I see representations of Nazi evil doesn’t linger long.

Perhaps because the scale of the atrocities was so big that the empathy switch comes down for protection.

But the feeling of loss and of despair that the movie is steeped in doesn’t wear off me that easily.

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One thought on “Movie night

  1. You are right about people getting less and less in the film.
    And as they get less, the desolation inside and out grows more and more.
    I had watched it before, but I couldn’t resist last night’s trip…

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