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Remains of the Day (1993) – James Ivory (Friday’s Finest)

Stevens: In my philosophy, Mr. Benn, a man cannot call himself well-contented until he has done all he can to be of service to his employer. Of course, this assumes that one’s employer is a superior person, not only in

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‘Being There’ – A fairly solid depressing tale but not an overly satisfying one.

I don’t mind the odd depressing tale, but when it’s done so meekly that you pity EVERYTHING in the world including every character except the protagonist Chance, then suspension of reality and nuance can become too cumbersome on the viewer.

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