May 18th, 2005

crumpet2

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I've finished a chapter of the novel, which various kind friends like debg are reading, and another chapter of the teen movie book, and am hard at work on both, which is why I am posting so little at present...

However, vschanoes and I went this evening to a screening of one of our favourite movies, 'Valerie and her Week of Wonders', which is a 1969 Czech fantasy film based loosely on a 1930s surrealist novel of the same name. VWW is wonderful in its own right - the last flowering of the Czech New Wave before a Socialist Realist clampdown post-invasion - and is also interesting for its influence on Angela Carter, who once acknowledged to me that it was key to her discussions with Neil Jordan about 'The Company of Wolves'.

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Anyway, you have really got to see this film.
crumpet2

Something I always vaguely suspected

You scored as Existentialist. Existentialism emphasizes human capability. There is no greater power interfering with life and thus it is up to us to make things happen. Sometimes considered a negative and depressing world view, your optimism towards human accomplishment is immense. Mankind is condemned to be free and must accept the responsibility.

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Existentialist

94%

Postmodernist

88%

Cultural Creative

75%

Idealist

69%

Modernist

63%

Materialist

63%

Romanticist

44%

Fundamentalist

13%

What is Your World View? (corrected...hopefully)
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