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any man has a chance to sweep any woman off her feet; he just needs the right broom. They leap, and hope to God they can fly, because otherwise you just drop like a rock, wondering the whole way down, why in the *hell* did I jump? Feeling hopeless, feeling like the love of your life is waking up with the wrong man.
Luckily, the fact is that just like the rest of us, even a beautiful woman doesn't know what she wants until she sees it, and that's where I come in. Basic Principles - no matter what, no matter when, no matter who...
I will not describe one of the worst of these drawings, which is shown in the programme.
As with all true horror, it is the prosaic manner in which the most profound misery is displayed which gives it its force.
It must be revealed piece by piece, or we would not believe it, and close or minds to it.
The horror is too big for anyone to look it fully in the face from the start.
Perhaps most affecting of all is Jadwiga Malewicz, whose upright posture, demeanour and lasting beauty might at first make you think she had survived better than others.
She is filmed in the wasteland of Norilsk to which she was dragged decades ago for ‘Counter-Revolution' (Each former prisoner’s absurd ‘crime’ and blood-freezing sentence is recorded). But listen to her explaining how her trust in her fellow-humans was destroyed and why she has never dared do anyone else a good turn for sixty years and why she is always buying bread, even when there is already plenty, and see if you think there is anything at all funny about Stalin.
Yet she did, and her bravery fills me with lasting shame for every moral defeat of my own life.
Macqueen has mainly relied on human witnesses (I fear many of them , frail enough in 1999, may no longer be with us).
But there are also some very educative snatches from old Soviet propaganda films which now seem especially sinister, given what we know of the truth they deliberately concealed.
For many of these prisoners (as I learned when I visited former Gulag areas in Karaganda) found they had no home or family to go to when the camps eventually spat them out, broken and destitute.
But if you must lie, lie in the arms of the one you love. Basic Principles - no woman wakes up saying "God, I hope I don't get swept off my feet today!