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question everything Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:37 AM
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Watched "On the Beach" earlier this evening
what a sense of waste, and how dignified the characters are. I don't think that I will be able to hear "Waltzing Matilda" without a sense of foreboding.
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jakeXT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 04:26 AM
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1. I've only heard the song "On the Beach" by 5th Dimension
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Aristus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:19 AM
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2. Astoundingly good movie. And taking nothing away from the film, the novel is even better.
I managed, barely, not to cry at the end of the film. I bawled like a baby after finishing the book.

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question everything Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:34 AM
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3. On the one hand, I would like to read the book - as a good book
on the other hand, having now the images of the main characters, their interactions, their commitments and their sad farewells, I don't know if I will be able to.
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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:50 PM
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4. I have to admit that I've never been able to finish the book or the movie.
And it is a genre I like. :shrug:
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