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  •  That is also the plot of South Pacific. (2+ / 0-)
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    Creosote, MJ via Chicago

    And Fred Astaire had quite a few years on Leslie Caron and Audrey Hepburn when he romanced them in Daddy Long-Legs and Funny Face.

    Bothersome? To some people, surely. There will always be a percentage of people who can't enjoy a movie, simply on the basis of its "bothersome" theme/plot.

    How about a movie in which adults force young children to stalk and kill each other?

    The Hunger Games sold pretty well. So--for good or ill--evidently a lot of people can separate their real-world values from their appreciation of a movie.

    That's why we can't expect others to give up their fiction because we, personally, find the theme bothersome.

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