April 20, 2022
The only thing worse than Shangri-la exposed, is to learn it was designed with an enemy.
We stumbled upon a movie, by a social critic of sorts who has gained a name for off-center cinema, about a cluster of people, who appear to be living in a different time.
It was almost like a rewrite of Milton’s “Lost Horizon,” or maybe a variation of the creation story. Things are perfect. The elders are respected. Children can play safely. Young adults court and marry. Everything seems right in the world… except.
As we learn later, the founders of this micro-society had been among the race an...