Sometimes, A Cigar Is Just a Cigar

Movies: ‘A Dangerous Method’
Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung, and Keira Knightly as his first patient, Sabina Spielrein



Scene: Somewhere in the Tri-corner area, the offices of Sigmund Fred, renowned movie (psycho) analyst.  Enter David Cronenberg, director of “A Dangerous Method.”

  “Come in, Herr Direktor.  What seems to be the problem?”

  “Well, Doc, I heard you didn’t care much for my movie.  Is it true?”

  Stage whisper: “Didn’t care much?  Seriously?” 

Aloud: “This is about you, not me. But since you ask, it was, as we say, not so hot. Or, as you say, eine rotten tomato.”

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