I would say it’s very unlikely we have any say in which things end up affecting us most deeply. They seem to hit us where it counts of their own accord, when they decide the time is right, masterfully eluding the ever-watchful gaze of the rational, critical mind. The video below is, I think it’s safe to say, the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen, and I can come up with no compelling reason why that would be. The rest of the movie amounts to nothing more than the subject of a hazily remembered film class session at art school, but somehow, these rather brief moments of Denis Lavant’s dancing have lodged themselves within me, as deep as it gets, ever since. Enjoy.



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