Fortune and Love Favor The Brave
Everyone should seek love as passionately as their circumstances and disposition permits them. Love is not something that falls into the lap of most individuals and must be sought zealously even in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.
François is struggling with the emptiness in his life and decides to seek out love more aggressively. He finds Daniela and makes her a proposition she cannot refuse. However, François has not told her everything and eventually the cracks begin to appear.
Monica Bellucci was beyond beautiful in her youth. She was the Helen of Troy of her time. She inspired masterpieces. This however, was not a masterpiece, though the story will one day be recreated in a manner more befitting the deep premise behind the plot.
“She paints her face to hide her face. Her eyes are deep water. It is not for Geisha to want. It is not for geisha to feel. Geisha is an artist of the floating world. She dances, she sings. She entertains you, whatever you want. The rest is shadows, the rest is secret.”
“I think you are another of these desert-loving English: Doughty, Stanhope, Gordon of Khartoum.
No Arab loves the desert. We love water and green trees, there is nothing in the desert. No man needs nothing.”
— Prince Faisal
“There will be no rescue, no intervention for us. We can only save ourselves. Many of you know influential people abroad, you must call these people. You must tell them what will happen to us... say goodbye. But when you say goodbye, say it as if you are reaching through the phone and holding their hand. Let them know that if they let go of that hand, you will die. We must shame them into sending help.”
— Paul Rusesabagina