Every so often I think about Pan's Labyrinth, and every time that the scene of the rose story comes up in a rewatch I ponder on it. It's really effective imagry.
"A long, long time ago in a grey sad country there was a magic rose that made whoever plucked it immortal. But no one would dare go near it because its thorns were full of mortal poison. So amongst the men tales of pain and death were told in hushed voices. But there was no talk of eternal life for men fear pain more than they want immortality. So every day the rose wilted, unable to bequeath its gift to anyone. Alone and forgotten at the top of that mountain…forgotten until the end of time."
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19 Mar 2018 06:16 CET
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