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JonIrenicus
04-13-2011, 06:51 PM
http://movies.netflix.com/WiPlayer?movieid=60033661&trkid=2450709&t=Ikiru



Years ago I saw an episode of Charlie Rose dedicated to Michael Crichton who died of cancer (jurassic park fame), so I went searching on amazing and came across an interview he did there, and in one of the Q&A answers I found this.

Q: You are stranded on a desert island with only one book, one CD, and one DVD--what are they?
A: Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu (Witter Bynner version)
Symphony #2 in D Major by Johannes Brahms (Georg Solti)
Ikiru by Akira Kurosawa


I later watched that last movie, and I can understand why he chose it.


It is an old movie, black and white, and also a slow movie, but very good and very moving.

chiwhisoxx
04-13-2011, 07:50 PM
I think you spelled Goodfellas wrong!