Tuesday, February 8, 2011

A Tangent on Bookshelves and a Movie

Karen Edmisten wrote a little blurb yesterday about an article she read about decorating with books. There's a little thread about this sort of thing in a British movie called "Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence." A shallow young music exec confesses to his new crush that his decorator did exactly that in his home (it's gotta be old books), and she challenges him to grow a little by taking them all down, reading them one at a time and putting them back on the shelves. (The relevant part is from about 2:24 to 3:55.)



He's not the lead (and she is) so he tries to take her advice but doesn't do too well. But it's a very human little scenario--she planted a seed.

Thought I'd share.

(Its American title is "The Very Thought of You." I fell in love with it as a young wife. There's some troublesome conversation and language, especially in the unedited version, but the onscreen action is clean. It's available from Netflix.)

2 comments:

sjmcdowell said...

Hi Nicole,

I am your February swap buddy with the Blissfull ATC Swap.

Please e-mail me with your mailing address so that I may send your ATC to you!!

Hugs,
Susan
sjmcdowell@yahoo.com

Karen E. said...

It looks like a sweet movie -- thanks for the link and for your comment at my place! :)

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