I want love. Or death. That’s it.Love or death? Get off my case, Mathilda. I’m tired of your games.There’s this really great game, Léon. Makes people nicer. Starts them thinking.
The song that Mei sings that begins with, “A Rare Beauty in the North” is actually an ancient poem set to music. It was written by the brother of an Imperial Concubine about his sister. Meant as a cautionary tale to the Emperor about overindulgence in female beauty at the same time it acknowledged the lasting hurt of a powerful love.
Audrey Hepburn and William Holden in Sabrina (1954).
Scarlett O’Hara and some of her famous dresses & gowns.