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October 22, 2007

The fool looks at a finger that points at the sky

Au_marche_de_la_butte_2 “On September 3rd 1973, at 6:28pm and 32 seconds, a bluebottle fly capable of 14,670 wing beats a minute landed on Rue St Vincent, Montmartre. At the same moment, on a restaurant terrace nearby, the wind magically made two glasses dance unseen on a tablecloth. Meanwhile, in a 5th-floor flat, 28 Avenue Trudaine, Paris 9, returning from his best friend's funeral, Eugène Colère erased his name from his address book. At the same moment, a sperm with one X chromosome, belonging to Raphaël Poulain, made a dash for an egg in his wife Amandine. Nine months later, Amélie Poulain was born…”

This weekend I was watching Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain again. I enjoyed it a lot, again.

The story behind Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party

Re-post: An earlier short by Jean-Pierre Jeunet & also with Dominique Pinon - “Things I like, things I hate”

More YouTube by Jeunet: Trailer for Delicatessen

Elsewhere: My Gollum

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