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A Social Tapestry on Film, in Verse: 'Yes'

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A Social Tapestry on Film, in Verse: 'Yes'

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A Social Tapestry on Film, in Verse: 'Yes'

A Social Tapestry on Film, in Verse: 'Yes'

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Joan Allen and Simon Abkarian are "She" and "He" in Sally Potter's film. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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The new movie Yes was directed by Sally Potter, who also wrote it — entirely in iambic pentameter. Bob Mondello says it's about love — and politics, class, race and religion. Potter was previously best known for Orlando, another challenging film.

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