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Margarine or butter: the secret ingredient of storytelling

Last update: 2023-06-16.

Tags: literature

When An Cailín Ciúin got nominated for the Academy Award, I felt like a hipster because I watched it before it was mainstream. I just went to watch it at UCC with An Chuallacht Ghaelach to practice listening to Irish, without any expectations for the film itself but quickly reaized that the film and the story it was based on were certainly very special — not merely beautiful but also very carefully crafted. But I wouldn't be myself if I didn't make a silly joke and claim that the most important unanswered question is whether Mrs. Kinsella uses margarine or butter for baking.

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