- "The Hairdresser's Husband" This classic French film tells the story of a man who finds his muse in a young woman, and the two build a fantasy relationship in her small barbershop. As with all French cinema, the magic doesn't last, but the feeling will, long after the movie is over.
- Canticum, canticorum Salomonis Krzysztof Penderecki With tracks such as "Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima," this CD is a dual vision into apocalypse and creation. The 20th-century composer is an acquired taste, but this compilation documents the undimming power of music in a changing world.
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