Islands In the Stream; Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers



Baby when I met you there was peace unknown
I set out to get you with a fine tooth comb

I was soft inside
There was something going on

You do something to me that I can't explain
Hold me closer and I feel no pain
Every beat of my heart
We got something going on

Tender love is blind
It requires a dedication
All this love we feel needs no conversation
We ride it together, ah ha
Making love with each other, ah ha

Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between
How can we be wrong
Sail away with me
To another world
And we rely on each other, ah ha
From one lover to another, ah ha

I can't live without you if the love was gone
Everything is nothing if you got no one
And you just walk in the night
Slowly losing sight of the real thing

But that won't happen to us and we got no doubt
Too deep in love and we got no way out
And the message is clear
This could be the year for the real thing

No more will you cry
Baby I will hurt you never
We start and end as one
In love forever
We can ride it together, ah ha
Making love with each other, ah ha

Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between
How can we be wrong
Sail away with me
To another world
And we rely on each other, ah ha
From one lover to another, ah ha

Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between
How can we be wrong
Sail away with me
To another world
And we rely on each other, ah ha
From one lover to another, ah ha

Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between
How can we be wrong
Sail away with me
To another world
And we rely on each other, ah ha
From one lover to another, ah ha

Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between

Samurai rebellion (Kobayashi, 1967)


Otra joya dirigida por Masaki Kobayashi. La manera de contarlo y la temática son casi idénticas a otra portentosa película del mismo director, Harakiri. Coinciden en la trama sencilla, el uso de flashbacks, la ambientación, los samuráis y sus códigos, y, por encima de todo, la confrontación entre tiranía y libertad.

En Samurai rebellion el cacique de turno impone a una familia la obligación de aceptar a una mujer en el seno de su hogar (Ichi interpretada por Yôko Tsukasa); ella fue concubina del cacique. Acaban aceptando; pero al cabo de los años, el mismo tirano pretende arrebatársela. Algunos miembros de la familia se adaptan y lo único que persiguen es su propio beneficio, pero dos de ellos, Isaburo Sasahara (Toshirô Mifune) y su hijo Yogoro Sasahara (Gô Katô), no cederán y permanecerán firmes frente a ese atropello; defendiendo su libertad y su dignidad, aunque eso les cueste todo, incluso sus vidas.

La película es elegante y lenta. La mayoría de ella transcurre en la casa de Isaburo. La violencia no se desata hasta los minutos finales de la película, pero sí se van dirigiendo todas las acciones y reacciones para que el desenlace final sea ese.

De esas películas que veré más veces. La incluyo en mi lista.

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Enlaces:

- The Individual Conscience: Samurai Rebellion (YouTube).

- Samouraï Rebellion Killcount (YouTube).

- Samurai Rebellion: Kobayashi's Rebellion By Donald Richie.

- Film Review: Samurai Rebellion. Masaki Kobayashi, 1967. (Semantic Encounters).

- Samurai Rebellion (Jôi-uchi: Hairyô tsuma shimatsu, 1967), de Masaki Kobayashi. (Ricardo Pérez).

- Samurai Rebellion (1967). (En busca del ritmo).

- Samurai rebellion [Jôi-uchi: Hairyô tsuma shimatsu] (IMDB).

- Samurai rebellion (Filmaffinity).

- Samurai rebellion (Wikipedia).


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