We all know Hermes was a saddle-maker. But that's only a partial excuse for Gaulthier's bizarre, Weimar-esque, English-gentleman-turned-Anthony Burgess-character sinister costume ball.
Here, life is beautiful
(Even the orchestra is beautiful.)
Leave your troubles outside!
Life is disappointing? Forget it!
Divine decadence, darling!
Life truly is a cabaret!
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