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  • Mad Love

    Mad Love

    ★★★★

    “Mankind is neither equal nor free by nature. Each one of us is bound to what he happens to be. And a state is much closer to this truth by not making every man responsible for himself. But rather by helping the ignorant by appointing to power those who have studied, analysed and thought everything through, only to find out how difficult it still is to make the right decisions. (…) Social reforms are good. But if they mean equality…

  • The Family Friend

    The Family Friend

    ★★★½

    “The problem with democracy is that anyone can vote. I read that in Reader’s Digest.”

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  • In the Mood for Love

    In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★★

    “He remembers those vanished years. As though looking through a dusty window pane, the past is something he could see, but not touch. And everything he sees is blurred and indistinct.”

  • Weekend

    Weekend

    ★★★★½

    “I said to myself: what’s the good of talking to them? If they buy knowledge, it’s only to resell it. They want knowledge to sell at a profit. They want nothing which would stand in the way of their victory. They don’t want to be oppressed, they want to oppress. They don’t want progress, they want to be first. They’ll submit to anyone who promises they can make the laws. I wondered what I could say of them. I decided it was that.”