AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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5/19/09

North Korean Film Unfiltered: No Shrinking Violet But Hardly A Pre-Revolutionary Feminist


The Tale Of Chun Hyang: Part Disney, part Karl Marx, the movie might be characterized as a North Korean post-revolutionary blockbuster. And where the besieged protagonist is hardly a shrinking violet but not quite a budding feminist. But hey, we're talking centuries ago.

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