sábado, 1 de diciembre de 2012

The Stars according to King

By Marcelo Damiani

       Kingston, to begin with, was simply King. He ruled, sovereign and omnipotent, over his parents, uncles, grandparents and family friends without any kind of obstacle or opposition. A weary gurgle and a gesture towards the object of his desire was all it took for his every whim to be met. Life, at that time, consisted of identifying the shape of things that swarmed around him, then making the difficult decision as to whether he wanted them now or later. Here, surely, lay the key to understanding his early fascination with the cinema, even though he often complained he had discovered the seventh art rather late. His mother had taken him to the cinema for the first time when he was just 4 months old (111 days to be precise) and this, of course, represented irretrievably lost time. 

       The rest of the story here.