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Sunday, April 05, 2009
Duplicity and Love
I seem to have developed a worrying habit of going to the cinema to see the wrong film. Some years ago I went to see LORD OF THE RINGS, thinking I was going to watch a remake of the Lord of the Flies. Last night, in Cardiff, I went to see DUPLICITY, a film starring Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. I had remembered seeing a trailer with Clive Owen in it. The only trouble, it turns out the trailer had been for THE INTERNATIONAL. DUPLICITY is a poor man's HUSTLE, with an incredibly ropey and belaboured plot and wooden dialogue. But there was one line, which I remember, which rather hit home. It concerned a definition of love.It went something like this...
She knows who I am, what I'm like. But she loves me anyway.