Tuesday, December 29, 2009

My Best Friend

He buys a vase for 200,000 Euros of Achilles and Patroclus. Someone had the vase commissioned at the loss of his best friend who was inconsolable, and he filled the vase fwith tears.An awkward comedy about the fleeting nature of friendship.

"It's the same story, you meet, you become close, and then they're gone.

but you make friends so easily with everyone.

Everyone is the same as nobody. We're all almost alone."

Alienation in the modern world is the theme. Today they even have "professional friends" in Europe.

"sympathique" or "sociable" that is, being a sympathateic person. "simpatico"

"A friendless man hires a cabbie to help him find a pal." Starring Daniel Auteuil, Dany Boon, Julie Gayet, Julie Durand. Directed by Patrice LeConte. France. 2006. 95 mins.

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