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01-23-2006, 10:15 PM
For those who don't know, clips of dialogue from this film were used throughout 'Clemency'.

Well, I finally got to the city and bought the DVD... and I have to say that it's absolutely worth seeing! Lots of mystical jargon and such-- though some of the more 'comedic' aspects both confused me and made me cringe, the fact that it crams so much weirdness and mysticism and absurdity and violence into its timeframe is amazing! I mean, I was never bored... and I think taking it as surrealism as opposed to social satire helps...

I'm not sure what the relationship it has with the album, though.

el topo
01-24-2006, 10:03 AM
Why, thank you.

P.S. Supposedly an "official" US DVD release, along with The Holy Mountain (which you should also see), should be coming this year, but it hasn't been announced yet.

[Edited on 1-24-2006 by el topo]