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Thursday, 9 August 2018

Last Emblem


          He is doomed. He is an icon out of his time. He is a hired killer, yet he is a last emblem of honour in a shabby world of compromise. He is a man who believes in tiny adjustments to the perfect shadow cast by the brim of his hat, who exults in the flatness with which he can utter a line ........

David Thomson
from Essay on Le Samourai
Criterion.com
2005

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