Set Me Free

2001: A Space Odyssey

There are certain areas of feeling and reality that are notably inaccessible to words. Nonverbal forms of expression such as music and painting can get at these areas, but words are a terrible straitjacket. It’s interesting how many prisoners of that straitjacket resent its being loosened.

Stanley Kubrick
New York Times interview, 1968

Screen capture from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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