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Sócrates Poster
  • Christ's execution seems so much more normal because his death is framed as heresy (what a thing to think), but the death of Socrates (sentenced for the same charge) seems so much worse, as his ideas are so explicitly philosophy where Christ's own is generally seen only as theology. It's a film, then, of a man killed for being intelligent, and as such it's the most unsettling I've yet seen from Rossellini, even over the sweat-and-shit stench of LOUIS XIV.