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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Smiley's People

This is a slow-paced and deliberate TV series. I don't know in what country this kind of filmmaking is still around any more. Scenes go on for a full minute. Characters are allowed speak slowly. Very interesting and absorbing. Nowadays even British spy series are frantic (eg, MI-5) and barely coherent.

I remember Alec Guiness' voice very well, because I have seen Star Wars too many times -- "Luke. Use the Force!"


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