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A Social Tapestry on Film, in Verse: 'Yes'

The new movie Yes was directed by Sally Potter, who also wrote it -- entirely in iambic pentameter. Bob Mondello says it's about love -- and politics, class, race and religion. Potter was previously best known for Orlando, another challenging film.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.
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