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‘Final Cut: Ladies And Gentlemen’ – an experimental feature-length film by Hungarian director György Pálfi that was shown at Cannes in 2012.

Using clips from 450 movies that span almost the entire history of cinema, it’s a montage, smoothly transitioning from scene to scene, perfectly echoing the  tropes of romantic movies.

It might just be the best, oddest thing you watch today.

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An alarming but illuminating video essay from The School Of Life. To wit:

Some of the reason why we choose such unsuitable partners in love is that we aren’t trying to find someone who ideally suits us, we’re looking out for someone who feels familiar. We recreate in adulthood patterns of attachment that we know from childhood – and thereby often perpetuate cycles of suffering and dissatisfaction.

Previously: When To Lose It (And When Not To)