Way Down East (1920)
Location shooting of the film Ulysses’ Gaze, directed by Theo Angelopoulos. Constanta, Romania, 1990s.
Suffering is by no means a privilege, a sign of nobility, a reminder of God. Suffering is a fierce, bestial thing, commonplace, uncalled for. It is intangible; no one can grasp it or fight against it; it dwells in time—it is the same thing as time.
|—||Cesare Pavese, Diary entry (October 30, 1940)|