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  1. Vincent T's rating of the film The Story of Kindness or How to Behave

    The film revolves around the search for the meaning of the word "kindness" in post-war Vietnam. Along with a familiar critique of the government, an apologetic tactic is employed to show how humble and sincere the director's intention is. Still he can't hide the fact that he wants to teach the audience a lesson, and the film comes across as pretentious and offensively preachy.

  2. εξώτερο Διάστημα's rating of the film The Story of Kindness or How to Behave

    A film debunking a regime’s failed ideals on behalf of the trampled and trumpeted ideals and through its self-defining images, “Story of Kindness”, like Marker’s “Last Bolshevik”, is a patient, yet nervous in its dialectics, memento that artists and prostitutes are condemned to please since history’s first ovulation. Perhaps not all, but those who hire formal harmony as an amnesiac incantation, repeating “People are

  3. Spiritchaser's rating of the film The Story of Kindness or How to Behave

    My new favourite Vietnamese film. A film essay on kindness that leaves you humbled and satisfied.

  4. pandakuma's rating of the film The Story of Kindness or How to Behave

    this beautiful piece moves something inside me.