Episode #7: Le Havre and Fairy Tale Morality

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Jan 22, 201246m
Episode #7: Le Havre and Fairy Tale Morality
Jan 22 '1246m
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In this episode, Ken and Todd discuss the new film (and Cannes Palme d’Or nominee) from acclaimed Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki, Le Havre. Is this tale of a community rallying around a young African refugee a realistic look at the immigration issue, or just plain fairy tale? Tune in to find out. SHOW NOTES: 0:25 - Intro and basic plot synopsis of Le Havre 2:46 - Plot consistency 6:50 - A fairy tale? 11:40 - Are people really that good? 18:25 - The government, police, and "trickster" archetype 23:11 - The inspector and the other surprise ending 27:29 - Miracles, the Sermon on the Mount, fairy tales and God 39:00 - Closing thoughts, comparisons to Dogville DON'T FORGET: You can contact us by emailing thethinplace@filmgeekradio.com. Thanks for listening!

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