Tuesday, November 27, 2007

The cinema beneath the Seine

Today we all feel proud of the French.
Undercover restorers fix Paris landmark's clock | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited:

...Klausmann and his crew are connaisseurs of the Parisian underworld. Since the 1990s they have restored crypts, staged readings and plays in monuments at night, and organised rock concerts in quarries. The network was unknown to the authorities until 2004, when the police discovered an underground cinema, complete with bar and restaurant, under the Seine. They have tried to track them down ever since....
Emily thinks they've been reading Neil Gaiman.

So is the spelling "connaisseurs" a clever word play?

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