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General'Giant' may be a murderer, but, he's really, really, sorry, now ! Pin
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Giant apologizes: [^]

Reminds me of the old Russian fable of the scorpion and the frog ... scene from Orson Welles’ film 'Mr. Arkadin:' [^].

In a 1958 interview with Cahiers [^], Orson comments:
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CAHIERS: We’ve been very struck in your work, from The Lady from Shanghai to Mr. Arkadin and a little less explicitly, perhaps, in Touch of Evil, by the theme of character. Doesn’t the scorpion say, “It’s my character”? Is that an excuse that the scorpion makes to the frog? We would like to know how your own ideas relate to the story of the scorpion, because basically what we have been talking about does pose, does it not, the problem of the frog and the scorpion?

ORSON WELLES: Oh yes, well, there’s a lot to say about that. Point number one: the frog was an idiot.

CAHIERS: So you think there was culpable stupidity on the part of the frog?

ORSON WELLES: Yes indeed!

CAHIERS: And do you consider that the scorpion was evil?

ORSON WELLES: Neither of them was any good. But seriously. I must insist that I was very serious when I said that I not only put forward the best possible arguments for my enemies being as they are, but I also put into their mouths the best possible justifications I can find for their point of view. Nevertheless I do not feel that one can justify one’s acts by saying it is one’s character, although I admit that it is very tempting to do so. There is nothing more attractive than a bastard admitting he’s a bastard. A man can be anything, a swine, a murderer, he can admit to me that he’s killed three people�the moment he admits it he’s my brother, because he is frank. I believe that frankness does not excuse crime, but it makes it very seductive, gives it attraction. It is nothing to do with morality; it’s a question of what is and is not attractive.

«One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.» Salvador Dali

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