Men of the Cloth é um documentário sobre a tradição de mestres alfaiates italianos. Fiquei curiosa pra ver os questionamentos sobre passado, presente e futuro, ao mesmo tempo que lembrei do que o Eco disse sobre escrita a mão e se encaixa bem:
It’s true that kids will write more and more on computers and cellphones. Nonetheless, humanity has learned to rediscover as sports and aesthetic pleasures many things that civilisation had eliminated as unnecessary.
People no longer travel on horseback but some go to a riding school; motor yachts exist but many people are as devoted to true sailing as the Phoenicians of 3,000 years ago; there are tunnels and railroads but many still enjoy walking or climbing Alpine passes; people collect stamps even in the age of email; and armies go to war with Kalashnikovs but we also hold peaceful fencing tournaments.