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Existential Questions

DSC02016L (Sony A55, Minolta 70-300mm)

Keep staring at the stars will likely cause the beholder to ask existential questions of one sort or another. The other ocassion to ask existential questions is to do it silently to yourself when watching a movie. Not any kind of movie, but the one you have to think along as the story unfolds. A recommendation is The Tree of Life starring  Sean Penn, Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain. This is a very slow-going movie with no typically apparent storyline.  It just stretches the limitation of your patience when you are watching it. You will even regret wasting your time on it right afterwards.  But if you are the philosophical type of person, the questions it asks and causes you to ask will linger on your mind for a whole week. The aftertaste is superb.

The movie has been on in Hong Kong, and is still on for a limited number of screening sessions at a few Broadway Circuit cinemas. Recommended.

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