[Sca-cooks] Totally Completely OT, was Short Little Piece on Food in Movies
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Thu Jul 30 15:42:01 PDT 2009
On Jul 30, 2009, at 5:24 PM, Huette von Ahrens wrote:
> Have you seen the Chinese film, called The Banquet? Yè Yàn (夜宴)
> It is supposed to be a retelling of Hamlet, but is there a real
> banquet in it?
I believe I have a copy, but have not yet sat through it.
If it's a retelling of Hamlet, I suspect it's a pretty loose
adaptation. And there is a banquet that is integral to the story, but
I'm not sure how closely the food and such are depicted. It may be
more of a backdrop for the action.
"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's
-- Rabbi Israel Salanter
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