Hurt Squirrels
Say Rotwang, What's The Sound of One Hand Clapping?
1/22/2003 1:41 PM
I was watching part of Metropolis the other day when I suddenly realized it was kind of a retelling of the story of the Buddha. A young man of privilege discovers how the less fortunate live and ends up dedicating himself to helping both rich and poor find "the middle path" to truth and happiness.

Of course, most people don't remember the part about the shape-shifting robot in the story of the Buddha, but it's in there. Towards the back.

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