Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead

Post by mortimer » Sun Mar 06, 2011 13:39

Just watched this film - pretty good! Only one question now:

What was it about?? :confused
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Post by Grimson » Sun Mar 06, 2011 15:24

Perhaps Google could be of assistance?
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Post by mortimer » Sun Mar 06, 2011 15:46

Ah, well... I know what it was about... but not what it was ABOUT.
Er, I mean to say, It was about the two characters from hamlet, and their path to death, but it was completely crazy and hard to tell what was going on. Google just tells me pretty much the above.
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Post by KeenEmpire » Sun Mar 06, 2011 16:06

it was more-or-less about the absurdity of life, to be short

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wiki wrote:Major themes of the play include existentialism, free will vs. determinism, the search for value, and the impossibility of certainty.
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Post by mortimer » Mon Mar 07, 2011 15:40

KeenEmpire wrote:free will vs. determinism
Ah, so it was partly about trying to cheat fate... I see, I think
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Post by Commander Spleen » Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:12

Ah. I was trying to remember what prompted me to download it.

Just watched it the other day. Truly profound and sufficiently surreal.

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Post by mortimer » Wed Mar 23, 2011 15:22

I agree, excellent film. I don't know what it would be like for those unfamiliar with Hamlet though...
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Post by Commander Spleen » Thu Mar 24, 2011 0:12

I only recall bits and pieces of Hamlet, so a lot of it tended to be a bit confusing. But that is a good thing.

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