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

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

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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.

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

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