Only the perverse fantasy can still save us  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

"Only the perverse fantasy can still save us" is a misquotation attributed to Goethe (in a letter to Eckerman). Goethe, of course, never said such a thing[1].

The quote originated in the German film Besonders wertvoll as "Nur die perverse Phantasie kann uns noch retten".

The book Film as a Subversive Art (1974) by Amos Vogel repeated the quotation at the beginning of the book, probably unaware that it was a spurious quote.





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