Dances with Me

"I thought the scenes with the dog were very interesting," he said. "Dogs are probably one of the few animals that move communally like humans."

"Well, there's penguins, elephants, and eagles."

"Okay," he smiled. "Well-"

"Yes, the dog-wolf, keep going."

"Yeah, well, Kevin Costner is an outcast from the violence of his native group. The wolf is also away from his pack. The symbolism of these two meeting is so poignant. Two outcasts together."

"I never thought about it like that."

"Well, it's right there."

"Hmmm," I thought. "That's just like us now."

"Yeah," he smiled.

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