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Old 07-27-2012, 09:28 PM
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In general everything can be made fun of. These here are rape jokes after all but they are in no way making fun of the victims.

It is probably hard to imagine a joke about 9/11 or the Holocaust but let's not forget Benigni's Life is Beautiful. You cannot portray the Shoah as a a tragedy because in a tragedy characters retain a certain level of dignity which was not the case with concentration camp victims so only comedy (or ordinary drama beyond the comedy-tragedy distinction) is able to truly portray the horrors.
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