This cat rescue from a frozen lake is tense, no doubt about it, but for me it is also slightly irritating. That sounds strange and unkind but I’ll explain. I don’t like the way the woman (Hilda Schurg?) is bossing around the man to do something to save the cat. She encourages him to jump in. In this age of equality why didn’t she jump in? And the screams of encouragement only serve to irritate.
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Perhaps she was operating the camera and making a diabolical job of it. Horrible camera work (deliberate?). Great cat rescue. Sorry if I sound too critical. The guy was brave to do it and he got cut by the ice. The cat was saved. It looked like the cat was fading in the cold water through exhaustion.
P.S. I wonder if this has been set up – the whole thing. I really do. It feels odd to me.
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