Cinema: A Tragedy of Pride

The Music Room. A fat old man sits on the roof of a rotting palace and stares emptily across an empty plain. A servant appears.

"What month is it?" the old man murmurs.

"It is the Month of the Falcon," the servant replies.

"Ah, then it is spring."

The servant goes away. The old man puffs at his pipe and stares across the plain.

Be warned. The fat old man on the roof is the hero of this movie, and movies about fat old men who don't even know what month it is are clearly not for...

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