By Shirley MacLaine
Her agent recommended her to not get at the aircraft. The male leads weren’t even forged. The financing was once shaky at most sensible. The script have been rewritten numerous instances. And but whatever approximately Wild Oats lured Shirley MacLaine to the film’s place shoot within the distant Canary Islands—and immediately to the guts of 1 of the main exciting and paradigm-shifting adventures of her life.
The making of the movie reads like a screwball comedy, because the forged and workforce face unpredictable day-by-day hindrances with ingenuity, grit, and private sacrifice. but the chaos leads Shirley to a revelatory new realizing of the death of 1 of history’s so much elusive but perpetually fascinating locations. students have lengthy theorized that Spain’s Canary Islands are the remnants of the powerful misplaced continent of Atlantis. because the motion picture set descends into pandemonium, Shirley reveals interesting corollaries among the island’s cataclysmic destiny and our personal harmful trajectory. will we study the teachings the voters of Atlantis didn't comprehend?
The resolution is borne out of recovered thoughts from Shirley’s prior lifestyles on Atlantis and during a sequence of meditations that exhibit the need of unfettered mind's eye while searching for daring new truths, rendering this evocative, irreverent, and sincere memoir crucial interpreting for somebody looking a broader knowing of what it skill to be human—both the place we got here from and the place we're going.
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Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure by Shirley MacLaine