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Moment of Friday: Why Mimi Pond loves Mike Leigh's ugly '70s couch
Moment of Friday: Why Mimi Pond loves Mike Leigh's ugly '70s couch

Screenwriter and graphic novelist Mimi Pond says that when she watches a film, one of the things she notices most is the set design. She loved the bright color palette of Jacques Demy's "Umbrellas of Cherbourg" and couldn't get enough of the lush Victorian interiors of Mike Leigh's "Topsy-Turvy." "I remember going to see that movie," she says of Leigh's film. "It was at 9:30 at night and we had a kid and I was like, 'What am I doing out at 9:30? It's so late!' But then the opening credits came on and I was like, 'I want this to last forever.'" So, for Moment of Friday, Pond went with a YouTube video...

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