The final set piece is a work of staggering sexual power as our anti-hero Jean-Baptiste Grenoiulle releases with one flutter of his hand the essence of pure scent from a piece of cloth.
The costumes and makeup of Brooks adds in large part to this overtly sexual mood; thick black lipstick and that iconic short bob.
The most basic laws of economics, the ones that have stood the test of time over a millennium, have not been suspended.
The effects could be devastating, particularly for the most vulnerable in society.
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© Getty Images Deutsche Bank issues dire economic warning for America As the world economy awakens from the 15-month slumber caused by the pandemic, Deutsche Bank has launched a series of research articles to spark debate and discussion about pressing post-pandemic economic issues.