Dreamwalker and exorcist
The Swedish actor Max von Sydow, who became famous with the films of Ingmar Bergman and was also indispensable in Hollywood, has died.
The two of them stand rigidly at the memorial service, the little boy and the old admiral. The boy lost his father in the accident of the Russian Kursk submarine, which none of the crew survived. The admiral wanted to honor and comfort the children and women of the dead – he had resisted for many days to accept Western aid for the rescue of those trapped underwater in their submarine. The boy stands there silent and refuses to take the old man’s offered hand. The refused handshake has now become one of the strongest gestures.Read more