Saturday, March 10, 2001
Michael Douglas in The Game

The Game

It’s Always Quite a Fall

What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his soul? The game of life turns out to be about dying.



There is one inconsistancy here. In the phrase “He becomes his own personnal Beatrice, leading him through the underworld of his soul.” In ‘The Divine Comedy’ it was Virgil who led Dante’s pilgrim through Hell. Beatrice took over in Purgatory.

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