Por estes dias associei uma série de "filmes" que nos têm sido servidos nos últimos tempos a um (bom) livro que estive a ler.
O QUE OS FINLANDESES PRECISAM DE SABER SOBRE PORTUGAL
WHAT PORTUGUESE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FINLAND
O QUE A ALEMANHA DEVE SABER SOBRE PORTUGAL
O QUE OS BRITÂNICOS DEVEM SABER SOBRE A ROMÉNIA (not a movie, really...)
E o livro (na versão inglesa), "If this is a man", Primo Levi:
"(...) For this reason it is everyone´s duty to reflect on what happened.(...) The ideas they proclamed [Hitler, Mussolini] were not always the same and were, in general, aberrant or silly or cruel. And yet they were acclaimed (...) by millions of followers. We must remember that these faithful followers, (...), were not born torturers, were not (but a few exceptions) monsters: they were ordinary man. (...)
A new fascim, with its trail of intolerance, of abuse, and of servitude, can be born outside our country and be imported into it, walking on tiptoe and calling itself by other names (...). At that point, wise counsel no longer serves, and one must find the strenght to resist. Even in this contingency, the memory of what happened in the heart of Europe, not very long ago, can serve as support and warning".
São associações livres, estas que fiz. Obviamente que mitigadas por enormes diferenças. Still, ...