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Tweet Review by Dean Duncan Jun 3, 2015 @deanduncan63

Saw Roberto Rossellini’s #Socrates. One of these, though not included here: http://bit.ly/1QeoGvP

#Socrates. Crazy Rossellini. All this scrupulous preparation & elaborate production, all this trouble & expense …

… and then such perversely plied alienation effects (à la B.Brecht) to inhibit our access & enjoyment …

… Damned, then, if it doesn’t still conclude quite movingly, & even shatteringly.

#Socrates is on Hulu +, by the way. The Messiah next, please.

#Socrates. Its terms, not yours. Requires different eyes, & ears. Very rigourous, very salutary, if you decide to hang in there.

#Socrates. Jesus parallels very striking, by the way.